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No. 1 

Williams Football Squad Faces Middlebury October 4 th 
One Hundred Nine Given Degrees At Comittencemeni 

I Cole Address 
fLarge Crcnvd 

Johnson Comments Oi 
Russo-U. S. Relationi 
Jbti Keynote Address 

Sees Situation As 
'Cold-War' lu Talk 

Saclw Is Valedictorian; 
AwArd to Redlich 

Baxter Gives 

President Supports 
Marshall Scheme 

bT '• Mwurd PawUek 

MlBunderatandlng between Rus- 
sia and the United States Is the 
main cause of the two power 
"cold-war" In the world today, 
Professor Joseph E. Johnson, for- 
mer member of the State Depart- 
ment, said last Friday before the 
109 members of Williams Col- 
lege's IStth graduating class. 

Russians have driven American 
delegates and representatives 
through a cycle of "puBled be- 
wilderment, then mounting frus- 
tration, and finally anger", he 
continued. "In most cases, under- 
standing has come eventually and 
with It at least outward calm." 
Redlleh Awarded Prise 

Howard F. Sachs delivered the 
Valedictory Address at the Chapin 
Hall exercises while Norman Red- 
iieh aml-Chartea P. Ooto Wvt the 
two speakers elected by the class. 
Redlich received the Dewey prize. 

Professor Johnson, who has 
just returned to Williams after a 
wartime leave of absence with 
the Foreign Policy Planning Staff, 
added that there are many exam- 
ples of Russia's misunderstanding 
the United States, the most obvi- 
ous example being their complete 
lack of comprehension of our 
freedom of the press. 
ProUems Novel 

The novelty of the world's pro- 
blems Is another one of the 
^dlfflcultles facing us. Professor 
(See QRADUA-nON Page 7) 

Surveys Find 
Library Light 
Below Nwfmai 

"Never has a nation faced a 
graver question than the proper 
Implementation of .the Marshall 
plan." President James P. Baxter, 
III, said in his Baccalaureate tul- 
dresA at the Thompson Memorial 
ChaptI last Thursday evening. 

"On economic grounds we can- 
not afford to let Europe go under 
for we have too great a stake In it. 
TradlUon of Aid 

"Our great tradition of aid to 
those in need reinforces thefecon- 
omic and strategic arguments for 
helping Europe to save itself. Let 
us tighten our belts rather than 
keep more than we need on this 
side, and make sure that we send 
all that is needed to the other." 

Taking as his text, "this side for 
ourselves; this side for others," 
President Baxter began by stress- 
ing the Importance of charitable 
and civic contribution. He com- 
mented that the text had always 
seemed to him "too good to be 
confined to the problem of sharing 
church funds between the parish 
imd the mission fleld." 
How MuchT 

"Let me use it tonight." he said, 
"in a wider context. How much of 
our income, how much of our 
total effort, shall we set aside (or 
ourselves and our families,- hOw 
much shall we devote to Immrov- 
ing local, state, national and inter- 
national affairs?" 

Because our country is so much 
stronger and wealthier than any 
other, "we must shoulder a large 
share of the world's obligation to 
advance knowledge and promote 
well being," President Baxter con- 

Double Meaning 

He stated that he had chosen 
his text for two reasons. "First 
because I think the problem of 
when and how to give is not simply 
a problem for the rich and gray- 
beards but one for the whole body 
of our people. 

"Secondly because we must 
make, in the next few months, 
one of the crucial decisions of all 
time, on the amount and charac- 
ter of the aid we shall furnish 



Football Team 
To Start 6l8t 
Season Away 


Lettermen Returning 
Squad Faces Tough 
Seven TUt Schedule 

Team Drilled For 
Almost One Month 

iRecomifiinflatlbhs Made 
For Improvement of 
Improper Lighting 

Forty-Eight J[n 
Air Corps Umt 

Seven Army Persoanel 
To Direct Program 

Thirty - five freshmen 
and thirteen upperclassmen have 
Joined the Air ROTC Unit instaU- 
ed at Williams this fall. Four offi- 
cers and three enlisted men com- 
mandad by U. Ootanei Jo«tctt,A 
Oreco have been asigned io direct 
the program. 

All cadets will be trained as 
Army Air Corps Supply Officers 
but they duty volunteer for pilot 
training after graduation. An ef- 
fort is also being made to provide 
voluntary flight training for all 
cadets in their senior year. 
Two Tears Elementary Courses 
The first two years will be ele- 
mentary training and- cadets will 
only receive one credit for the 
two year's work while Juniors and 
seniors will receive regular credit 
for the course. Thus students will 
be required to take five courses 
plus the ROTC program one year 
while they need only four plus the 
ROTC the other three years. 

Freshmen who have not had any 

previous military training must 

take the four year course; if they 

have had six months training, they 

(See ROTC Page 3^ 

President Baxter Reveals 
Overcrowding, Able Faculty 
In Greeting Class Of ^51 

Many Frosh Strengthen 
Eleven For Saturday 

by Pres. James P. Baxter, III 

The total number of men and 
women students on American 
campuses this fall has reached an 
all time high of over 2,500,000, 
ten per cent over last year's figure. 

as rapidly as enrollments, there 
is much crowding. Three or four 

Summer Visitors Hit Fraternities, 
Lack Of Women, And Cut System; 
Otherwise Think Williams Is Fine 

Recommendations for the im- 
provement of lighting conditions 
In the main reading room and 
the stack cubicles of' Stetson Li- 
brary have iMeh made by Wyllls 
E. Wright, Osilege Ubrarlan, to 
Treasurer Charles D. Makeplece. 

First Acquainted with the im- 
proper Ughting by a survey pre- 
sented to the RECORD last spring, 
Mr. Wright conducted a personal 
survey during the recent summer 
term which substantially verified 
the original report. On the 
strength of the two experiments. 
It has been recommended that a 
llKhtlng engineer be consulted to 
determine the best method of 
rectifying the sltuaUon. 
Intensity Low' 

The Record survey, carried out 
by Stuart H. Jacobs, '47, and 
John H. Birchall, "48, showed that 
Ueht intensities in the rooms 
where students study were gener- 
aUy JDelow the desirable 50-100 
foot-candle level and often below 
the minimum acceptable sh^d- 
»rds of 20-60 foot-candles. 
. , Conditions at night were found 
(6m UOHTIHa Page a) 

by Bob Bopen, '48 

"Much too strong a fraternity 
system," "There aren't enough 
women around here," and "The 
cut system is terrible," were the 
most regularly expressed com- 
ments of the summer students 
from other colleges, when ques- 
tioned as to their opinions about 
Williams. . 

Presented below are some of the 
specific comments, source Identi- 
fied by name and school: 

George Stewart, Wesleyan: "It's 
nothing but a glorified prepsohool. 
The honor system shows little 
faith in anyofte's honesty, with 
its Juvenile signed {Hedges and al- 
ternate seating arrangements. 
There Is too much textbook-teach- 
ing by the younger instructoilH 
the cut system is a farce. However, 
the scholastic standard is as hl^h 
as it is at Wesleyan." 

Fratemlttes lioUted 

Don Holmes, Amherst: "Every- 
one should eat together; there 
should be greater sociability. 
There Is Just too much fraternity 
Isolation. Pfallosoptay classes 
(hould not be held at 8 1 Jn, With- 

es at the return, after five years' 
absence, of Professor Joseph E. 
Johnson from the Department of 
State, where he had been serving 
as a member of the top planning 
staff. The Physics pepartment 
hails the return of Associate Pro- 

out a car, the lack of social re- 
creation is severe. The pleasant 
and informal professor-student re- 
lationship is very good, and It is 
a fine place to study. The honor 
system Is good, and we need some- 
thing like it at Amherst." 

Bob Amnssen, Swarthmore: 
"There is a definite lack of unity 
In the student body, due to the 
very extreme fraternity system, 
and I'm a fraternity man myself. 
The theatre is wonderful; the cut 
system and compulsory chapel are 
ridiculous. Bushnell is a darned 
good teacher." 

Unity Lacking 

C. O. Rose, Haverford: "Frat- 
ernities are conducted well, but 
I think rushing Is done too soon, 
before there Is a chance to kiiow 
the fellows. There should be some 
club over the fraternities, to pro- 
vide somi place for over-all cam- 
pus unity, which is definitely lack- 
ing. A school pap(!r is needed. (The 
RECORD did not publish this 
summer.) Use the theatre <or free, 
good movies every Sattirday hlght. 
Put chapel attendance Oh the hoh- 
(8ee Btudent* Pm« 3) 

beds go where two went before, 
and the share of a teacher's atten- 
tion to which the average student 
can lay claim has grown steadily 

The educational^ procedures 
which have come to be regarded 
as the most effective, such as small 
sections, honors work, and tutorial 
instruction, have gone pietty gen- 
erally into the discard, because of 
the shortage of qualified teachers. 
Now the typical classroom is a 
large lecture hall. 

Faculty Sufficient 

On Uw Williams campus, we 
shall be well below our wartime 
maximum. Even so, three students 
will sleep where two slept before 
the war and there will be heavy 
pressure on our library and on our 
laboratories. But we have sueeed- 
ed in enlarging our Faculty suf- 
ficiently to cope with the increas- 
ed registration. Sections will be 
small enough for the easy give 
and take of classroom discussion 
on which we set such store. 

For the first time in our history 
we have an Air Force ROTC on 
the Williams campus, which wUl 
permit a portion of our under- 
graduate body to qualify as reserve 
officers of this important service 
while in residence at Williams. We 
all extend a most cordial welcome 
to Colonel Qreco, Major Cosgrove 
and the other members of their 

Professors Return 
The History Department rejolc- 

of radar research at MJ.T. and 
Harvard. Williams graduates add- 
ed to the faculty include James M. 
Bums, a former President of the 
Garfield Club, a new Assistant 
Professor of Political Science; and 
William B. Gates, outstanding in 
his undergraduate days for devel- 
oping panel discussions by stu- 
dents and teachers, who comes to 
us as a Lecturer in Economics. 

David Tnuian, former Assist- 
ant Professor of Government at 
Harvard will offer a new course 
in Public Opinion, using the rich 
materials so generously given to 
Williams not long ago by Elmo 
Roper, the creator of the "For- 
tune" Survey. Albert Keep, who 
resigned the headmastershlp of 
Berkshire School in 1942 to enter 
the Army takes over a new admin- 
istrative post as Assistant Dean, 
and Robert Lowe comes to us from 
Princeton as Visiting Assistant 
(See WELCOME Page 3) 

by Rumell B. Rrost, '49 
and Clark Kent, 'SO 

CM Saturday, October 4, the 
WUStms College football team will 
at)^its sixty-first season by tang- 
ling with the Middlebury Pan- 
theln in Mlddlebury's Porter Stad- 
ium. This game will lead the Eph- 
moB on their way through a stiff 
seven-game schedule, concluding 
with the traditional rival, Am- 
herst, on November IS. 

For this schedule head coach 
"Whoop" Snlvely has been pre- 
paring his team since eariy Sep- 
tember. Of the fifty-five candi- 
dates, sixteen lettermen from last 
year's squad, plus eighteen men up 
from last year's freshmen team, 
form the backbone of the 1947 
outfit. f 

,„, jr«tan.aatf..nat.Jifi&k' 

This year's first eleven will have 
many of last year's faces oh It. 
Whether last year's playing toget- 
her has improved them substan- 
tially remains to be seen. The 
game Saturday could well be a 
yardstick for the answer to this 
question, since Middlebury also 
has much the same material as 
last year. 

Saturday's game will be the 
twenty-fourth of a series started 
in 1906. Of twenty-three games, 
Williams has won nineteen and 
lost but four. The last one Wil- 
liams lost to Middlebury was in 
1939, by a 7-0 score. Since that 
time the Purple has run through 
(See FOOTBALL Page 5) 



Rushing Veek 
Launched For 
Non - Members 


Record Cot|ipetitions 
To Start October 8 

The first meetiqg for Record 
editorial and business staff will 
be held Wednesday, Octobw 8, 
at 8:00 p. m. in the Record's 
Jesup Hall offices. 

The competitions will deal 
mainly with weekly stories and 
office duty for editorial compels 
and works concerned with ad- 
vertisements and subsorlptloni 
tor the business staff. Since 
the Record will no«' be publish- 
ing two Issues a week, many 
positions are open on both 


Record Clears 
Frosh Queries 

Informal Rushing Data 
Given By Reporter 

by John F. Shekwrd '47 

The purpose of rushing at Wil- 
liams Is to get each man located 
ill ohe of the sixteen social units. 
Part of the Rushing Agreement 
tliat every enterlni; freshman (and 
all others) must sign forbids him 
from talking about {the social 
units with any upperclassmen dur- 
Ing the rushing period. 

This policy of silence is to allow 
the rushee to make a free choice, 
to eliminate the "Barefoot Boy 
with Cheek" type of pledging. Kid- 
napping is probably no longer a 
real threat to the freshman; but 
persuasion- on the basis of "Uiis 
house is the only house which will 
give you a car, free boaM and a 

case of beer "Is quite properly 

considered undesirable. 

Because this rule of silence on 
rushing matters does not give an 
opportunity to ask some very per- 
tinent questions, the RECORD 
here presents some points about 
the social units at Williams. The 
one man who can talk to the Ihdi- 
(See RXPORHVR Pace 2) 

Saturday Holiday After 
First Rushing Session; 

Pledge Night Oct. 7 

Rushing of the 282 members ol 
the class of 1951, which started 
with two nights of prowling, Sun- 
day and Monday, September 23 
and 89, has now advanced into the 
middle of the first period. After 
a holiday on Saturday, the sec- 
ond period will begin Sunday, Oc- 
tober 4, at 7:30 pjn. 

Under the wathchful eye ot 
Rushlhg Arbiter, Frank R. Iboms, 
'31, the first period of riishlfic has 
been in progress since Tuesday, 
September 30 at 7:30 pju. in fifty 
minute periods. _> 

SeoSnd Period ^ 

Freshmen and other ruahees 
may pick v$ their second period 
bids in the arbiters office In Jesup 
Hall between 9 and 10 ajn. Sun- 
day, October 4, and must return 
them by 1 p.m. with the preferred 
periods indicated. 

The last date Monday, October 
6, is the preferential, with the sub- 
preferential period immediately 
previous. Except that they may not 
be moved up to either of these 
last two hours, any of the date* 
may be interchanged or diacarded 
to suit the rushees' oonvenleoce. 
(See RCWHINO rage » 





f tr« Milling J^jiSxti^ 

North Adorns, Mossoehusttts Wllllomjtown, MassachuMttt\ 

."tnfered os second-class mottor November 27, 1944, ot the post offlc* o\ 
North Adams, Massachusetts, under tne Act of March 3, 1 879." Printed by 
Miller, Lamb and Hunter, Inc., North Adams, Massachusetts. Published- 
Wednesdoy and Saturday during the collefle year. Subscription price $5.00 
per yeor. Record Uttice, Jesup hall,, Williomstown, Telephone 72. 


J. DAVID MAIER, '48 Editor-in-Chief 

R. RHtTT AuSTclL, JR., '48 Managing Editor 

BARlitTT h. tMMt«T, 48 Sports Editor 

ROBtRT A. RUPcN, '•^8 News Editor 

JOSIAH T. S. HORION. '48 Senior Associate Editor 

BtN B. FOSTER, II, '48 Office Manager 


•Briggs Bough, '48 ' '—-,--■ H. Russell Piatt, '48 

Charles R. Fetter, '48 John H. Schafer, '48 

Jomes C. Forsyth, II, "48 Peter M.' Thexton, '48. 

C. Hugh Klensch, '48 


Business Monoger, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Acting Advertising Manager Edward L. Stockhouse, '50 

Circulation Manager Dudley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulotion /^onoger Oren T. Pollock, '49 

Art tditor Sheldon ,N.: Ripley, '48 

..Cartoonist .Berndi-d J. Felch, '48 


OCTObER 1, 1947 

No. I 

_,^ Another For '51 

Up to this point the Class of 1951 has had five ofiBcial wel- 
^comes - three trom ^'resident baxter, in the AM 1', at his reception, 
and on the tirst page of this paper; one from the UC; ana one 
irom their faculty advisers. Here is the sixth, from the editorial 
and buS^iness boards of the HhCOKD. But buck-up, '51, you 
Bbably have one more coming to you I'riaay nignt at the 
vJolfeg^ Assembly. 

This Is Not Your Paper 

Wlien WUhaiiis^students consider the KECORD their paper, 

they are, m pare, maKing a mistake. We print their news and 

wnat ouier news we hopti inay be of mteresc to them. We try 

to give them accurate intormSi4)n on what will take place anu 

When. We try to serve the best iiiterest of the Couege. but 

-actually the itECOKD- belongs to, aftd is controhed by, only 

those who worK tor it. ^ 

-^ Liast year we were in what some people teJmed "hot water". 

We prmted and toiiowed-up a story ot racial discrimination in a 

local barbershop. Among some segments of the undergraduate 

Dody there was tak of liring the editor, and perhaps the vvhple 

editorial board. Soon after "the barbershop case', which wa& 

won by the complaintent in the lo'cal eourt, we lost some, only 

! bOMK, advertisuig. uut the WbCOrtO - editor, editorial board, 

.and all - fmished out tne year without anyone losing his position. 

Since the paper belongs to, and is controlled by, only those 

r'^SKo'Wprk for "It,' It is natural that the editorials and the by-Une 

columns represent the views of the board and the staff writers, 

jrespectively. They reflect the opinions of the whole campus only 

: Uisofar as the individuals responsible for the copy reflect these 


The ItfCORD has a reputation for being a "crusader". We 

; feel that there is a need for such newspapers. And we intend, 

on every occasion, to keep right on being a "crusader". The 

liECOKD will make every endeavor to avoid mucKiacking, as it 

will make every endeavor to avoid glossing over any unnecessary 

' evUs. 

On the first page of this issue is a story on lighting condi- 
■ tions in the Stetson Library, b rom information given us in a 
survey by two undergraduates, we decided that it was a situation 
which needed correction. After hearing Mr. Wright's version -we 
pubhsbed our story. We intend to see, not only tnat the facts are 
known, but that something constructive is done about them. 

The RECORD, however, does not plan to. go hide behind 
the Delta Phi House. We welcome, and will print if so desired, 
any suggestions or criticisms that our readers may have. And 
if any student wants to purchase a share in a RECORD "crusade", 
the price is his time, and the place is at the first RECORD 
compet meeting. 

Faculty Forum 


by JftnuM M. Burns 
Aulatent Profeuor of PoUUoal Solenoe 

Before long now the Advlaei>-the daily newspaper hi WUUams 
College— will be filled with notices about competitions for piiblloatlons, 
dramatics, and a variety of other- aotlvlUes that make up the extra- 
curricular life of Williams. Before long, that strange breed of man 
known as a "compet" will be panting as he covers the rounds between 
classes and Jesup Hhll, with a few meals thrown in here and there, 
and occasionally stopping long enough to wonder, "Is It worth It?" 

The burden of this piece Is that Jfs best to give the extra-curric- 
ular world a long hard look before plunging In. We've all heard the 
classic story of the BMOC (which means Big Man on Campus, In case 
that term was a war casualty) who managed the football team, edited 
^jthe paper, and was both Hamlet and the Ohost in the House Party 
production— in fact he did everything during his four years of college 
except get an education. 

This Is not to malign extra-wirrlcular activities. There are some 
radicals, of course, who would do away with the whole lot of them 
as useless Impedimenta Interfering with education. But WUUams, 
being a long way fronnf a large city, is eapeclaUy dependent on 
student efforts for its musical, dramatic, and other cultural activities. 
This would be a poorer place were it not for the enormous amount of 
^. ^_,. ART BOARD .,,.,> ., j«r work that hundreds of students put Into these activities. And someone 

Photographic Editor Howard N. Wedelstqsdtr .fOj ^^^^ ^^ ^^^ ^^^^ necessary to put a team onto the field, to select 

and sponsor outside speakers, to manage intercollegiate debates, to 
supervise local religious services, and to carry out many other impor- 
tant college activities. 

Moreover, a student can gain a great deal from such activities 
if he makes them part of his education, and not a deterrent to it. 
Since this is "advice-to-the-freshmen week", here are some points 
to remember in looking over the field: 

In the flirst place, you don't need to join anything to have a 
happy life outside classes. You can climb up to the snow hole on the 
Taconic range, and investigate the college library (where you'U find 
the "100 Oreat Books" and other great ones too), and take part In 
intra-mural sports, and drop in on professors at their ofBces (they 
like it), and visit the Chapin rare book coUection, the Lawrence Art 
Museum, the geology museum, and other displays, to name a few 

The BMOC-type glamor may be absent in some organizations, 
but they more than make up for that In solid worth and you don't 
need to "compete" for membership in them. Closely related to educa- 
tional pursuits, such groups as the Classical Society, the International 
Relations Club, the PhUosophical Union, the Alliance Francalse, the 
Deutscher Vereln, and th6 Science Club afford a pleasant way of 
carrying on inteUectual mterests out of class. 

If you choose one or more of the non-scholastic organizations, 
be sure to know just what you are in for. Get a copy of the Uttle 
oookle.t caUed "Summary of Williams College Competitions" and 
find out what in general is expected of the compets. Don't try out 
for an organization simply because someone in your social group 
prodded you into it, or because you think it's the "thing to do." 
But you can be pretty sure of enjoying and benefiting from extra- 
curricular work if it's related to your general field of study in coUege 
or to the work you expect to take up after graduation. 

Hpw much extra-curricular work should one go in for? That of 
course defends on the individual. Some can handle quite an array of 
outside activities, and others should limit themselves closely. The 
most healthful^^ituatlon is one where most of the men go in for one 
or two activities ^io^ that the burden and honors of outside work do 
not faU on a small group of overworked students. 

Finally, it is weU to, remind yourself occaslonaUy amidst the 
hurly-burly of campus life that whUe many of these activities may 
be open to you after coUege daysare over, this present period is your 
only chance at the kind of education WUUams College can offer. 

orter =^_- - 

vldttal freshman on the subject 
of rushing is the arbiter. It is part 

. of his job to assist any one going 
to him for advice. 

Which Is Best? 
There are few students at WU- 
Uams who do not think that their 
society is the best one. Some have 
more Gargoyles than others, some 
. inore footbaU players. The ques- 
tion that the social units asks 
.about each man whom they meet 

:cJs, "Would he fit at this house?" 

' The same sort qf test is the best 

\iciae that an Individual can apply. 

■ The best house is the ohe that 
has the largest number of men 
that the freshman would like to be 
friends with for. the nextfew years. 

' Expenses are usually not men- 
tioned until pledge night. Some 

.'Units are slightly more expensive 
than others, but some rough aver- 
aging can be done. The fraterni- 
ties' charges for a semester for 
board, dues, and other expenses 
average between $250 and $275. 
Rooni is between $76 and $90 a 
term. The initiation^ fee — paid 
only once, at initiation time — 
averages $75. It was estimated 
last year that the Garfield Club 
would cost a man about $100 less 
a term. 

Financial Help 

All houses and the Club "offer 
waiting jobs to men who want to 
earn all or part of their board. In 
addition, there are one or two 
paying jobs such as treasurer or 
steward in most units. ' 

The opportunity of Uvtog in the 
houses has recently been restrict- 
ed to juniors and seniors. Govern- 
ment within the units is Up to the 
members, however, and the sopho- 
more has a voice as well as the 

Hazing and Hell Week have 
been modified or eliminated in 
most units. Physical violence is 
forbidden and the custom In most 
units is to require some work on 
the house or in the dining-room. 
Initiation Is held early In the sec- 
ond semester, usuaUy, with a dig- 
nified ceremony being the order In 
most houses. 

Rushmg Itself Is confusing to 
most men who have seen only the 
Individual's side. The best advice 
about it Is to f oUoW Uistructlons 
as they are given. The important 
part Is no't the mechanics of selec- 
tion but the choosing of the right 
group. Attention should be devot- 
ed to sizing up each place to which 
one Is Invited. And the size of the 
lawn In front of a house Is no 
more important than the people 
in the houM. 


or system. At Haverford, more In- 
terest is shown in the students; 
here the professors are too cold 
and formal. The WUUams fel- 
lows are a swell bunch." 

Bob Golden, Kenyon College, O.: 
'Constitutional law should be 
taught with le^ emphasis on spec- 
ific cases. The seminar-type cours- 
e.s are good, and this is a beautiful 
campus. It Is encouraging to see 
the great! intellectual interest I 
have noted here." 

Miles Dean, Howard College, 
Birmingham, Alabama: "You have 
a very good faculty, and fihe fac- 
ilities for teachmg, living, and 
athletics. But it's too expensive 
here. The whole college shotUd eat 
together, so that you can get to 
see and know more of the students. 
I got along fine with the'Vankees." 

BUI Hunter, Swarthmore: "It 
should be co-ed. Chapel is a farce 
and the cut system is no good. 
Fraternities are too strong. You 
need an outdoor swimming pool." 

Dick Sclilegel, Haverford: "There 
is too much uimecessary policing 
involved in the cut system. Rush- 
ing Is crazy, for the freshmen get 
no chance at all to see what goes 
on. You need greater variety in 
the student body, with more for- 
eign and colored students. Classes 
are too large. The fraternities are 
much too strong." 

Over-segregation Noticed 

Howie ttosentlial, Amherst: 
"Over-segregation Is the' main 
thing I noticed. A central dlnlng- 
hall would be a good thing to 
break this down. The cut system 
is much too rigid. Dormitories 
should be modernized, particularly 
as to electrical connections. Ros- 
enthal lived in Morgan.) 
The definite shortage of girls 
could be overcome only by having 
a oar, and I have no car. Teachers 
and courses are just as good as 
they are at Amherst." 

John Enden, Kenyon: "'Com- 
placency' is .the key word here. 
Nothing evidences {his fact so 

Libi^ary - - - 

to be the worst. In the downstairs 
reading room and In the stack 
cubicles the light Intensities varied 
from 6-12 foot-candles, ftur below 
the absolute minimum of 20 foot- 
candles. Only in the reference 
room at the middle of the tables 
(where the source of light Is lo- 
cated) were conditions found to 
be completely satisfactory. 
Accurate Conditions 

The test was made at two per- 
iods of the normal day - during 
the daylight hours between 1 and 
3 p.m. on a sunny day with snow 
on the ground, and during the 
hours after dark. Light Intensity 
readings were made by measuring 
direct and reflected light at nor- 
mal angles of incidence at normal 
reading levels. The lightmeter used 
was a General ' Electric model 
known to be accurate within fac- 
tory standards. 

Conditions in some parts of 
the stacks were found to vary In 
the opposite direction. Light in- 
tensities during the day varied 
from 35-1000 foot-candles depend- 
ing upon the location within the 
stacks relative to the position of 
the sun. This maximum Uitensity 
Is ten times the upper limit of 
desirabiUty as given in the latest 
edition of the Encyclopedia Brit- 
tanlca. Curtains have been ordered 
to improve this situation. 

Insufficient lighting and Ught- 
Ing which varies In intensity with- 
in the room is known to produce 
eye strain and a consequent loss 
of efficiency in study. 

much as the juvenile literary- en- 
deavors shown in the "Cow", and 
the lack of a serious Uterary maga- 
zine. With the financial resources 
avaUable here. It is criminal that 
no serious Uterary effort gets a 

And one of the summer visitors 
Was overheard remarking: "We 
don't attract only the top ^ial 
stratum at Haverford; that's why 
we're not at houw here." 






The "glad hand" is always 
ready here. Drop in and let's 
get aquainted. Many little 
problems will crop up that 
we can help you with, and 
we're always ready and glad 
to cooperate. Prep School — 
accounts welcome. 

Why not drop ir\tttid see our 
splendid collection of new 
Co-op suits, topcoats, and 
overcoats for Fall .... and 
</ti>t handsome nJew woolens from 
X abroad, many of which 
were woven for our exclusive 
use. Incidentally, if you like 
the unusual, you'U find many 
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Football Prom 
Slated Day Of 

Movies Of '46 Amherst 

Game To Be Shown 

■',. Paring In/ter.missioii 

;j, ,.:)■, — "■ 

■ >rhe*iBt'<»>l»K*'*°°'*' function 
ot the; fall term will be a football 
dance.' aP«wor«* ^^ **»« P\iTV\e 
Key. Saturday evening. October 18 
after the first home game against 

The. dance Is to be run by Daniel 
G. Wheeler. '48. president of the 
WllUam? managerial society. Al- 
tiiouRh no arrangements aredetln- 
Itc, It will probably, be held In the 
I^sel) OyBjinasJuin. Plans are be- 
mg ma^e 4? show »novles of the 
1946 Amherst-Wllllams football 
fiame during Intermission. 

Negptlatlpw are being carried 
on tor nn orchestra, and there Is 
IV pos?tl)lllty that Harry Norlng's 
Band may furnish the music. Nor- 
ing playe<) for the summer house- 
party. August 10. The dance Is a 
revival of a pre-war WUlldms 
tradition of holding, a football 
dance after the first home game. 
Decorations wUl be on a foo.tb*U 
thei^e. j;,; J.; , J... . ^X 

Constru(;^tion By Chapin 

Workmen put flnlahlng touches on construction by Chapin Hall 
which widened road by elimination of trees. : . X: 

RECORD Reporter Likens Summer 
Term To One Constant Houseparty 

Rushing — 

nedtriist rested 

Final bids arti to be picked upi 
in Jesup Hall at 11:30 a.m. Tues- 
day land returned to the arbiter 
by 2 p.m. in the order of prefer- 
ence. Final Invitation for the 
pledRe period will be posted on 
ilie bulletin board In Jesup at 5: 30. 
a!id all men will be at their social 
units for supper by 6:30. 

No quota has been set for the 
number of men each fraternity 
may pledge, but fifty-seven un- 
married atnilates is the maximum 
membership. This number was set 
by the Rushing Committee In nc- 
(See RUSHINO Page 8) 

by James C. Forsyth, '48 

If you were really interested in 
the essential activities of the 418 
Williams students this summer, 
you would have to Investigate all 
the beaches, ginmills. race tracks, 
movie houses, dance halls and car- 
nivals within 300 miles M WiUlam- 

Bennington College, open for 
the first and last two weeks of 
the term, Tanglewood. and the 
B'town summer theatre would a- 
lone account for many hours of 

Houseparty Hlfhllghts 

Harry Norlng's North Adam.s 
bund was the main attraction at 
the houseparty on August 10. and 
the affair was undoubted^ the 
social and aesthetic high spot of 
a mediocre term. But.,the presence 
of females on campus was not con- 
fined to the party weekend. For 
some the whole term was a house- 

In their dramatic attempts the 
students presented "The Late 

Christopher Bean" and"Macbeth" . 
The Lecture Committee stole a 
page from the Placement Bureau 
by presenting the publishing and 
bull fighting industries via Messr. 
Cerf and Conrad, two adepts at 
handling the bull. 

Athletic Activities 

Bobby Coombs pitched and 
coached the ball team to a 7-5 re- 
cord. Tennis tournaments took 
place, and the Kap-Zete softball 
outfit nosed out the Club and AD's 
for the Softball crown, but the 
stifling heat discouraged athletic 

Football students flocked ' to 
Coach "Whoops" Snlveiy's call 
right after houseparties. while the 
second week In September wit- 
nessed the arrival of the vacation- 
ing gridiron men. 

Chapin Construction 

While the college president 
zoomed around the country drum- 
ming up money, the treasurer's 
office spent a goodly chunk on 
(See SUMMER Page 7) 


n^y start in their sophomore year; 
and if they have had a year's ex- 
perience they may enter in their 
Jimior year. 

Classes in OriHIn 

Classes will be held In ariflln 
Hall. Elementary men will receive 
an average of only three hours 
of instruction a week while ad- 
vanced students will normally 
receive five hours. 

Both groups will receive Jjetween 
one and two hours of drill a 
week. The unit will do no public 
parading and will march only dur- 
ing the specified drill periods. Col. 
Greco emphasized that he is here 
to train officers, not to organize 

Honor System 

The honor system will apply to 
all ROTC courses and men will 
be discharged for failure to keep a 
satisfactory scholastic average. No 
cuts will be allowed, but there will 
be no Saturday classes. 

Regular officer uniforms with 
ROTC Insignia will be issued by 
the government, and juniors and 
seniors will receive $24 monthly. 

A rifle team will be coached by 
Major John A. Cosgrove who 
coached two championship teams 
in Hawaii. The team will compete 
with other local ROTC units. 
Graduate of Trinity 

Other personnel includes 1st 
Lt. George A. Bennett, a former 
pilot; 1st Lt. Orrln T. Bowland. 
who dropped supplies to the Nor- 
wegian underground during the 
war; M/Sgt. Edward J. Russell. 
Jr.; 8/Sgt. Paul E. Caudell; and 
S/Sgt. Gerald Skinner. 

A graduate of Trinity in 1937. 
Col. Greco enlisted In the Army 
in 1939 and flew fighters in the 
Pacific during the war. He was in 
the battle of Midway. He taught 
last year at the U. of New Hamp- 
shire in the ROTC program. 

Lawrence Art 
Exhibits Held 

Life Phitos, Local Art 
§hown Over Summer 

(3^1 ^U i^€ea^ cmwetd^^. . . 

More wanted than the 
next three makes combined 

Welcome - - - 

Professor of English. 

Skill and Zest 

The overburdened Chemistry 
Department has recruited two new 
men. Assistant Professor Aspinall 
and Harrison Young, Jr., who 
served during the war as members 
of Division 8 of the famous Nat- 
ional Defense Research Commit- 
tee, which was charged with re- 
search on, explosives and propell- 
ants. Our most recent recruit. 
Associate Professor Chandler 
Morse, comes to our Economics 
Department from the staff of the 
Federal Reserve Board, where he 
.served as Assistant Director of 

These men, like those senior to 
them on the Williams Faculty 
have been picked because they 
combine mastery of their subject 
with skill and zest in the teaching 
of undergraduates. They and their 

An annual exhibition of paint- 
ings by Northern Berkshire art- 
ists and a photographic display 
prepared by the editors of Life 
magazine about the "Medieval 
World" were the two exhibits at 
the Lawrence Art Museum during 
Ihe simimer. 

The paintings by local artists 
-ihowed marked Improvement in 
technique and conception over 
past years' entales. New England 
countrysides and villages were 
still the most popular subjects," 
while flower pieces were the most 
popular still-life subjects. The 
contributing artists were from 
Adams, Berkshire, Dalton, Han- 
cock, Housatonlc, North Adams, 
Plttsfield, Pownal. and William- 

Medieval Life Shown 

The photographic display re- 
flected the life of medieval people 
and included prints used in a 
pictorial essay in "Life" as well as 
other plctlres not used in the mag- 
azine due to lack of space. 

Twenty-four panels, each con- 
taining from one to six photo- 
graphs and captions, delineated 
the roles of the Church, town, and 
custle in the day-to-day life of 
the people. 

Included Street Scenes 

The second division treated 
town life, late in the Middle Ages. 
There were engravings of anony- 
mous streets and street scenes as 
well as such centers of medieval 
life as Nuremberg, Constance, Car- 
cassonne and Avignon. 

Feudal life, centering around 
the lord's castle, was portrayed in 
the third section. Color repre- 
ductlons included the famous Un- 
icom Hunt tapestry and life In 
the manor from a 15th centurj 
Flemish manuscript in the Mor- 
gan library. Medieval works of art 
from the Lawrence Art Museum 
were also included. 

colleagues have much to offer, but 
the Williams student learns early 
the fundamental truth that the 
education that will best stick by 
him throughout life is what he 
gets for himself. Our Faculty will 
seek, not to spray facts and opin- 
ions over you three times a week, 
but to rouse your interest, and 
show you how to find solutions 
foi yourself. I bid you good 



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Champlain Match Saturday 
Opens Tougo Soccer Season 

e^eyan, Amherst 
Da^erous Foes 

Veteran Laden Varsity 
Already Working Out 

The 1947 Soccer season will 
open next Saturday with a game 
against Chfimplain College at 
Cole J^ld, ,Tbls will be the first 
oJ a tough Wen game schedule. 
BjactiSe began last Wednesday 
as a sqUadNrf, about twenty-five 
men reported ioX pre-season work- 
outs. Coachx^'Uncle Ed" Bullock 
has been IMdlng Ipractlce sessions 
twice d«ly li» order ' to whip 
the squad Into shape for the 

.opening game. 

^"^ is' too early to pick a tenta- 
tive starting Une-u», since some 
regulars from" last year's varsity 
and many members of last year's 
freshman team have not reported. 
There will be ten men back, hoW^ 
ever, who have had some varsity 

The returning varsity men are 
headed by goal-tender and cap- 
tain, Denny Lunt, who will report 
late, due to his recent marriage. 
At the fuUback posts, Pete Oeler, 
injured In the Amherst game last 
year, and Jerry Page will be back 
from last year's team, while 
"Bump" Hadley will return from 
the 1944 team. Page, originally 
a half-back, and possessor of 
throw-in fame mfiy return to half- 
back this year, because of the 
graduation of last year's enth°e 
half-back line. Dick Debevoise and 
John Bowen both saw action at 
half-back last year, and are try- 
ing to hold down varsity spots 
this fall. In the forward line 
Barry Emmert at outside left, 
Larry Smith at center. Bob Johns- 

1947 Fo6tbaU Roster 

ton at Inside right, and Frank 
Donnelly at outside right return 
from last year's team, leavlngonly 
the left inside position unfUled. 

Many players are coming up 
from last year's Uttle-Three 
Champion freshman team who 
will probably see plenty of acUon 
this year. There are also several 
players reporting for the first 
time who have shown up well In 
early scrimmages. 

With so many experienced play- 
ers, indications point toward a 
powerful team this year. Such 
key players as Art Jurjurlan in 
the forward line and Red Town- 
send at center half-baoki however, 
will be missing from last year's 
team which ran up a 6-1 record, 
losing only to Wesleyan by a 3-2 

Little" is known about Cham- 
plain College, which will be. the 
Eph's opponent in the opener on 
October 4. Champlain will havei an 
experienced squad because the 
O I, college fielded a team last 
year, bnoe past Champlain, how- 
ever, the Purples will have to face 
such opposition as Springfield, 
1946 Inter-coUeglate Chamjflons, 
and the ever dangerous -teams of 
Wesleyan and Amherst. 


Height Weight 


Opponents' Scores 
September 27 

Union 6, St. Lawrence 27 
Bowdoln 12, Tufts 21 
.Vliddlebury 13, Hobart 6 
RPI 19, Coast Guard 19 
Amherst 21, Champlain 



Before Classes Start Stock Up On: 

Sheet For Campus Wear 

• Mocassins • Loafers 

• Gym Shoes • Sport Shoes 
Accessories' and Supplies 

Expert Shoe Repairing 


Bennett, Richard 

Blanks, WUUam C. 

Collins. Henry I^ 

Conroy, Thomas M. 

Conway, Timothy J., 

Cool, ^tuairt'H. 

DeOnls, Juan 

Detmer, Eugene T. 

Oetmer, Martin J. 

Dlckerman, Sherwood E. 21 

DufBeld, Stuart 20 

Eblen, WlUiam R. 21 

Parmer, Clifford M. 21 

Pawcett. Wm. V. M. Jr.' 21 

FuEak, Victor T. 21 

Qarfleld, Douglas D. 20 

Qlancey, John J. 22 

Green, Edwin R. 19 

Gregory, P. Gilbert 19 

Gucker, Henry 21 

Hartman, Paul H., Jr. 2^ 

Hayman, Robert W. 19 

Heekln, James R. 31 

Hlggins, Patrick A. 23 

Hyde, George., A~ Jr. 21 

Jensch, Charles C. 18 

Leous, Thomas M., Jr. 21 

Lukas, Henry H. P. L., Jr. 20 

Lyons, James T., Jr. 19 

McDaniel, Harry C. 19 

McDonald, Duncan K. 19 

Mahoney, Daniel O. 18 

Murphy, Eugene 25 

Olson, Norman L. 20 

Orr, Alexander G. " 23 

Peabody, Alexander 8., Jr.21 

Prttchard, George F. 20 

Pynchohf David M. 

Quinlan, Edward J., Jr. 

Ratcllffe, Donald 

'Reid, James A. 

Reynolds, Marcus T. 

Roach, Daniel T. 

Salmon, Fred D., Jr. 

Schelde, Philip C. 

Sikes; Jay O. 

Steiger, Ralph A. 

StiUwell, John A. 

Stowers, Clifford H. • 

Templeton, S. John 

Todd, Frank J. 

Van Alstyne, David 

White, Charles M. 

Whitney, Dickson L. 

Wilson, John L. 

Wood, Norman S. 

Wood, William R. 

Voung, David H. 

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In Ev'ry Play 

by BMTy Bmmert 
FootbaU. FaU. and Freshmen 

The three "f's" 6re back on the 
campus— football, faU. and fresh- 
men, to order of their appearance 
at Billville. And with the arrival 
of the last-named, all the togred- 
ienta are present to Insure the 
Amerlcan-as-apple-ple autumnal 
scene to be found on most cam- 
puses. The only possible dlflerenoe 
between the Williams scene and 
that of some other college Is that 
here footbaU is stlU a game— not 
a major. 

Nevertheless. footbaU Is still the 
mato attraction. The probability 
is that it will conttoue to be so U 
the tocomtog freshmen are any 
todicatlon. For with them come 
no less than thirteen former cap- 
tains of prep and high school 
teams. This will present coaches 
Harvey Potter and Bobby Coombs 
with a wealth of material from 
which to pick a team, but It will 
also give them a few headaches. 
One which we anticipate will be 
the deciding of which two captaliu 
are to warm the bench. We can 
Imagtoe an irate secondary school 
coach writtog Harv to find out 
why his former All East Oshkosh 
Quarterback is growing flowers to 
his unused helmet. 

Some Not Captains 

An additional complication Is of 
course the fact (and the Dean's 
Office assures us this Is so) that 
not all the freshmen football play- 
ers are ex-captains. There are. to 
fact, some freshmen who are iust 
plato ordtoary common starters. 
And as If this were not terrifying 
enough, We are even told that 
there are one or two men coming 
up who were only substitutes. So 
Harv and Bobby will have their 
hands full trying to keep these 
worthless todlvlduals from ood- 

tamtoattog their aU-capt»to team. 
Some sort of a caste system will 
undoubtedly be arranged to pre- 
vent this, however, and we predict 
tltat a reasonable amount of har 
toony will prevail on the squad 
To soothe the tojured feeltog.i 
of the twelfth and thirteenth cap- 
tatos. Professor BushneU. It is 
rumored, has offered to compose 
an "Ode to the Benched Captains 
of Local 173". 

There Is of course another 
freshman team on campus. In 
tftci there are two others - soocer 
and cross country. But these 
really present no problem to either 
Coach Chaffee or Plansky for the 
simple reason that there are only 
two soccer captains and (get hold 
of yourself) no cross country cap- 
tains. We can't help but feel that 
it was unfair of (he Committee on 
Admissions to so over-lfurden 
Coaches Potter and Coombs with 
such problems while allowtog 
Messrs. Chaffee and Plansky to 
escape without so much as a 
wrinkled brow. 

Seriously, though, as all fresh- 
men will discover for themselves, 
the men who produce will make 
the teams, regardless of where 
or how well they played the pre- 
vious year. College coaches are 
notorious for letting each man 
make good (« his own merits. 
It Is even conceivable that a 
coitch may not know what mem- 
ber of his aquad was a captato 
- unless someone makes the- mis- 
take of telling him. 

^p forget about how well or 
how badly you did last year, and 
go out for any of the three sports. 
You'll get a fair deal from any of 
the four freshmen coaches, and 
you'll have the satisfaction of 
being able to thank yourself for 
whatever degree of suceas you 


T«l. 600 

Spring .Street 

Sierviitg Williomsi Men Since 1901 



The Cadets are flying apainl 

Aikjor it tUher way . . . tolh 
IraJe-nurkt mean th* lamt lAing. 

PLBASB return 
amply bottlts promptly 


The U. S. Air Force now offers you the chance of a 
lifetime to start your career in aviation. 

K you want to learn to fly, you have one of the 
.finest opportunities ever offered in peacetime. Avia- 
tion Cadet pilot training has been reopened to quali- 
fied applicants presently serving enlistments in the 
Army, and to civilian young men who can nitet the 
same high standards. 

In order to be eligible, each applicant must Tie: a 
single male citizen, between 20 and 26V2 years old, 
of excellent character and physically fit He must 
hive completed at least one half the credits leading to 
a degree from an accredited college or university, or 
be able to pass a mental examinatioh given by the 
USAF. He must now be living within the conti- 
nental limits of the United States. 

Upon successful completion of the training course, 
Cadets will be rated as pilots, commissioned SMond 
Lieutenants, and assigned to flying duty. 

Reactivation of Aviation Cadet pilot training is 
only one of the several choices open to outstanding 
men who want increased responsibility andidvance> 
ment in the field of aviation. It is now possible for 
qualified men to apply for attendance at USAF 
OflScer Candida&School — and thus be ab^ to equip 
themselves for such important specialties as engi- 
neering, armament, administration and supply. 

You have a real chance to make progress and build 
a sound career for yourself in today's U. S. Air Force. 
Talk it over with the Recruiting Officer today at 
any U. S. Army ai)d Air Force Recruiting Station. 


Football Team 
To Start 6l8t 
Season Away 

16 Lettermen Returning 
jsP ll^[uad Faces Tough 
rk- Seven TUt Schedule 



Fall Schedules 


the Blue and Vnilte four ooneecu- 
tive Umee, topped off by last 
year's 13-0 outcome. That was the 
game to which WlUlams raUled 
to score twice In the fourth period 
to overoonM a one-touchdown 


From End to End 

When Williams takes the field 
Saturday, the lineup wlU read 
something like this. At center pro- 
bably wUl be Jim Lyons, center 
and captain of last year's fresh- 
nun team. A possible starter U 
Tim Conway, veteran of last fall's 
eleven. The guard slots should be 
well taken care of this fall. Cap- 
tain Oene Murphy wlU tiandle 
one post, while Jim Heekln and 
"FroiT" Salmon battle It out for 
the other. The . tackle positions 
should be well manned, also. Ttpree 
veterans from last year. Tom 
Leous."Bank" Lukas, and John 
Olancey. are back, and "Marty" 
Detmer. another youngster up 
from the freshmen team, figure to 
mi in the holes at tackle. 

On paper the end positions pre- 
sent the problem. Coach "Whoop" 
Snlvely has converted Oene Det- 
mer, "Marty's" older brother, and 
a center from last year, over to 
end, and at the other flank he has 
Stank Todd, a back from the 1946 
team. Both these boys look as If 
they have possibilities at their new 
positions. And they will be press- 
ed by "Bud" Cool, Dan Mahoney, 
(See FOOTBALL Page 8) 

Varsity FootbaU 
Oct. 4 Mlddlebury. Away 
Oct. 11 RPI. Away 
Oct. 18 Bowdoln. Home 
Oct. as Trinity, Away 
Nov. 1 Union, Home 
Nov. 8 Wesleyan. Away 
Nov. 15 Amherst, Home 

Varsity Soccer 
Oct. 4 Champlaln. Home 
Oct. 11 Univ. of Mass.. Away 
Oct. 18 Univ. of Conn.. Away 
Oct. 3S Springfield. Home 
Nov. 1 Clark Univ.. Home 
Nov. 8 Wesleyan. Away 
Nov. IS Amherst, Home 

Varsity Cross Conatry 

Oct. 11 RPI. Home 

Oct,^2S Univ. of Vermont, Away 

Nov. 1 Union, Home 

Nov. 5 Little Three, Amherst 

Wilson to Higgins Against Amherst 

Three Lettermen 
Bolster Harriers 

Pat Hicclns takes a pass from Buddy Wilson to make the score 
8-0 against Amherst last year. Williams won, 21-18. 

Freshman Football 

Oct. 18 RPI, Home 
Oct. 2S Wesleyan, Home 
Nov. 1 Amherst. Away 
Nov. 8 Union. Away 

Freshman Soeeer 

Oct. 18 Mt. Hermon, Away 
Oct. 2S Wesleyan," Home 
Nov. 1 Amherst, Away 
Nov. 8 Springfield. Home 

Freshman Cross Connt 

Oct, U RPI, HoiMx 

Oct. 18 Mt. Hermon. Away 

Nov. 5 UtUe Three. Amherst 

Opponents' Schedule 
October 4 

RPI vs. 

Buffalo, away 
Bowdoln vs. 

Mass. U., home 
Trinity vs. ' 

R^tes. away 
Uiffon vs. 

Rochester, home 
Wesleyan vs. 4*" 

Worcester Tech., home 
Amherst vs. 

Coast Ouard. away 

Cross Country Squad 
Has Strong Nucleus 

The first three men will return 
from last season's Little Three 
champions, as well as some exper- 
ienced harriers from the freshman 
squad, making Coach Tony Plan- 
sky optimistic about the coming 
cross-country season. 

Expected to serve as a nucleus 
for the seven man squad which 
opens its schedule against RPI on 
October 11, are Herb Chlsholm, 
vibo led the Little Three pack 
home last fall, and lettermen Kev- 
in Delany and Paul Cook. Bill 
Kelton, unbeaten freshman star, 
will probably rank among the flrs^ 
four Ephmen, though no posltltfas 
are assured. 

Class of 1951 
Has Forty-Six 
Team Leaders 

Football Top With 13 
Basketball Close 2nd 
The HiU Sends Most 


Fifth Spot Vi 

Since cross-country rules state 
that five teani members must fin- 
ish befojelthe score is taken. Plan- 
sky Js faced with the problem of 
pldciag the important fifth man 
from the remaining material, 
which Includes Davis. May. Collins 
and Nelligan of last season's frosh. 

With the first meet only two 
weeks away, much hard condit- 
ioning Is in store for the "thin- 
clads". Following the RPI opener 
at home, these meets have been 
scheduled: Vermont — Oct. 25, at 
Vermont; Union — Nov. 1, at home; 
and the Little Three meet-;^Nov. 5, 
at Amherst. 

The freshmen will engage in 
three meets: RPI — Oct. 11; Mt. 
Hermon — Oct. 18; and the Little 
Three contest — Nov. 5. 

Stock in Williams athletic for- 
tunes veered sharply upwards last 
week, as the campus was invaded 
by more than 280 freshmen, amon 
whom were forty-six captains of 
various sports in the high schools 
and prep schools fronMt'hlch they 

The Hill le^^the 32 schools re- 
presented^.by sending four cap- 
tains ^gdif, baseball and two 
wrestling) ^ Billville. Close be- 
iiind came Wllliamstown High, 
which awarded' the college a 3-ln-l 
combination in the person of Jos- 
eph Como, leader in baseball, bas^ ^ 
ketball and football. Poly Prep, 
Milton Academy, Millbrook School, 
University School, St. Albans, Al- 
bany Academy, Nichols School and 
Ashville each contributed two 

At first glance Eph football 
seems to be the greatest benef act- . 
or, with no less than thirteen grid 
pilots among the freshmen. There 
are ten captains of basketball, six 
of baseball, three of tennis, two 
of soccer, golf and hockey and one 
each of track and crew. Freshmen 
sports will now be strengthened 
by the change in the Little Three 
eligibility rule which does not al- 
low frosh veterans to compete on 
varsity teams. 

Harvey Potter will coach the 
freshmen football team, while 
Clarence Chaffee and Tony Plan- 
sky will direct the soccer and the 
cross country squads respectively. 



/Welcome Class of 1951 

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THE Williams record, Wednesday, octobEr i, 1947 


New Freshman Class Of '51 Boasts 282 Members^ 



"Veteran 'Son of an Alunmus 

_«AUen. Richmond W42 

Middlesex School 
Anderson, William A. W12 

PhUUps Exeter 
•Angevlne, William W2 

Newton High 
•Austrian, Carl J.. Jr. W36 

Westminster & Hill Schools 
jfcvery, Paul P., Jr. W36 

Belmont Hill School 
Axford, Roy A. ' S13 

Redf ord High , 
Bttfiharach, Andrew S9 

Riverdale School for Boys 
Bailey. Frank R., Jr. W5 

Carteret School 
S?'^, Thomas P. SIO 

_ ^rbpks School, Hebron Acad, 
lil^nnett, ^Garrard ' S12 

Poly_ Prep C. D. School 
fBergeii, Robert, L., Jr. W5 

St. Paul's School 
Bevler. David O. S12 

" Taft School 
Sianchl, Albert R.' S29 

Pittsfield High.Cramwell Prep 
"*fel<}good. Berkeley C. S20 

, , ,,^hi]lips Academy 
Blddgett, Timothy B. Sn 

St. Paul Academy 
Bprtz, Walter M., n W17 

Episcopal Academy 
Bradley, Clifton N! Jr. S2 

Fort Hamilton High 
Bray, Timothy M. S27 

Mlllbrook Prep. 
Breckenbrige, Malcalm K. S6 

St. Louis CD. School 
Biooks, George R. S27 

St. Louis C. D. 
Brooks, Robert W. WIS 

' Phillips Andover Academy 
•Brown, James P. S14 

St. Paul Academy 
Brown, Jesse D. S13 

RedfOTd High 
Blown, John L., rv S44 

'Staples High, Westport 
"Callahan, Joseph M., Jr. W15 

Cranwell Prep. 
Campbell, William H., in S24 

Columbia High 
Carleton, Charles O. S23 

MUton Academy 
•Carrington, Robert B. W6 

Deerfield Academy 
Chapm^, Donald S. W47 

Rochester High 
Cherry. George F. W16 

Scott High, Toledo 
'=Chllds, Edward R., Jr. W34 

Middlesex School 
Chinman, Richard A. W7 

Forest Hills High 
Clarey, Wilbur B. S5 

Middlesex School 
Clarke, Allen G., Jr. W16 

The Hill School 
Como, Joseph A. H 

Willlamstown High 
Congdon, Theodore G. W26 

St. Mark's School 
Conway, James S. S19 

University School 
Cook, Philip S. S14 

Loomis School 
Costikyan, Thomas W. 822 

Hotchkiss School 
Craven, William J. H 

St. Joseph's High 
Cremeans, John E. 06 

Friends School, Baltimore 
Cremln, Robert H. 86 

Mamaroneck High 
•Crosby, James E., Jr. W12 

Ridgewood High School 
•Curtis, Edward P., Jr. W48 

Dcerfleld Academy 
Daley, Royston '1. W14 

Belmont Hill School 
"Day, Wafner B., Jr. W8 

Deerfleld Academy 
•Debevolse, Peter H. 84 

Deerfleld Academy 
DeLlsser. Peter W33 

Manilas School 
""Dewey, Joseph E. W9 

So. Kent School, Univ. School 
Diskinson, Roger A. 824 

Poly Prep School 
Dorlon, George H. 85 

Trinity Schooy 
•Dunn, Malcolm, Jr. W17 

Newton High School 
,^unlap, William W. S23 

^^^^ulver Military Academy 
EbbetS^-^^llam H. W2 

Edgeworth, Arthm^^B., Jr. 815 

Dover High 
Edwards, Hamilton P., Jr. 84 

Deerfleld Academy 
Ellis, John D. 816 

Walnut Hills High 
Everett. William H. W27 

Mamaroneck High 
Fagerburg, Dewey F., Jr. S46 
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•Fall, David R., Jr. S16 

Asheville School 
Fargo, Bronson S23 

Milton High, Milton Academy 
Farley, Donald E. H 

St. Joseph's High 
Parrlngton, Brendan J. W13 

Phillips Andover Academy 
•Fay, David W. S31 

The Choate School 
•Field, John H. S48 

Brooklyn Poly Prep C. D. 
'•Fish, Mitchell S20 

I. Governor Drummer, Phillips A 
•Kosher, Harris B.. HI S36 

Manllus School 
"FiskC George W., Jr. W44 

Madison High, Manllus Sch. 
Foley, Eugene F., Jr. S15 

Phillips Exeter Academy 
Foss, Clifton M, Jr. G22-24 

Deerlng H.S., Deerfleld Acad. 
Pox, Edward A., Jr. S38 

Oak Park High School 
Frankenheimer, John M. S25 

La Salle Military Academy 
Fraser, John M. W41 

New Hartford H., Deerfleld A 
Frazier, Harry, HI S47 

Woodberry Forest School 
Frazier, Malcolm, J.P. S37 

Middlesex School 
French, John B. S44 

Trinity College School 
Garver, Theodore M. S16 

Nichols School 
Geier, James A. D. S50 

Berkshire School 
Genlesse, Robert John W28 

New Trier High School 
•Gillette, Jeremiah B. S34 

Deerfleld Academy 
Graham, Patrick G. G9-11 

Pembroke Country Day 
•Greer, John K. S54 

Taft School 
"Gregg, Donald P. W29 

Hastlngs-on-Hudson High 
•Gregor, David G., Jr. W14 

Phillips Exeter Academy 
•Gregory, Donald C. W37 

Hamburg High 
Griffin, Robert M., Jr. S3 

St. Albans School 
•Hall, Burton H. S55 

Westtown Friends School 
Hall, Gordon R. S3 

Walnut Hills High 
Halleck, Charles W. G8 

St. Albans School 
•Hamilton, Kenneth M. S12 

Belmont Hill School 
Hartel ,Charles W. 816 

Governor Dummer Academy 

Hastings, Joseph C. W37 

Haverford School, Deerfleld A. 

"•Hastings, Richard W. GlO-12 

Phillips Exeter 
"Haven, Robert D. 018-20 

Manasquan High 
•Hawkins, Ira A., in W40 

Phillips Exeter Academy 



Hoffer, Charles R. 

Vermont Academy 
•Hollister, William H. 

Woodrow Wilson High 
Holt, William S55 

Phillips Exeter Academy 

Hoprenbeck, George M., 

Trinity School 
Hornor, John L., HI 

Collegiate School 
Host, Lewis C, IH 

Mlllbum High 
Howard, Joseph S. 

The Choate School 







Humphrey, David M. 

South Kent School 
'Humpstone, John H., Jr. 

Oilman School 
Hunt, (Harold) Robert 

East Aurora High 
Huston, Robert L. 

John R. Buchtel High 
•Hutton, George V. D., Jr. 

Deerfleld Academy 
Hyland, William G. 

The Choate School 
"Irish, James Louis 018-20 

Rangeley High 







They can hardly beli 



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Hazen, Stanley 8. 


Belmont Hill 

Helmle, David E. 


Mackley School _-nv 


Helprln, Th^ore '^f. 

' 849 

TJie Choate School 

Hendee, Thomas R. 


Milwaukee University 


Henderson, Earl C, Jr. 



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Christ School 


Jackson, David W. W27 

Fountain Valley School 
•Jacob, Leonard, Jr. W8 

St. Paul's School, Concord 
Jaflray, Benjamin 8. W24 

Shattuck School 
Jannoita, Prank S. 838 

Oak Park Township School 
Jarvis, Graham P. W24 

Ridley College 
"•Jeffery, David E., Jr. 815 

Milford School 
•Jeffrey, Robert H., H 06-7 

Columbus Academy 
Johnson, Douglas L. W46 

Blake Country Day 
"Johnson, Wesley Hartwell 015-17 

The Citadel 
Johnstone, Peter 04 

Greenwich High 
Jones, Edward W. W19 

Western Reserve Academy 
Jordan, Robert M. 863 

Scarsdale High 
Kadyk, John A. W38 

New Trier High 
Kaplan, David A. W38 

Adelphi Academy 
Kellogg, George F. W40 

Blair Academy 
•Kent, Peter R. W46 

BronxvlUe High 
•Kent, Thomas D. 

Lawrenceville School 
Klmbrough, Robert A., Ill 

Haverford School 
Kolb, Charles E. W40 

Battle Creek High 
Lambom, Arthur H.. HI W26 

Canterbury School 
Lane, Arthur D., Jr. W23 

Blair Academy 
Larson, Robert R. W48 

Lansingburgh High 
Lehmann, Ernest Karl 839 

New Rochelle High 
'Leltzinger, William A. E., Jr. W29 

The HIU School 
•Lester, Milford D. S31 

Scarsdale' High 
Llpplncott, Richard C. W17 

Worcester Academy 
Loney, Frederick R., Jr. W48 

Tabor Academy 
Lund, John 8. W48 

Deerfleld Academy 
liUther, Michael 840 

dfrot^ School 
"Lutjfiy, Martin P., Jr. 015-17 
Newton High, Manllus Sch. 
^c)», James Bi,;v > W84 

B.M.a Durfee iklgh 
'MacNell, .Jofin W. 830 

Browne ahd Nichols 
Madsen, Per A. 828 

Blrkerod Gymnasium 
Mann, Timothy C: N. 849 

St.- Andrews School 
Mann, W'lUlace V.> Jr. SiS 

i, Cusliing Academy 
Manning," Richard B. ' 864 

Frankford High 
"Martlii,. Keith . , :j flt 

«|J» Jtacihto High 
Mason, dilbert 824 

- N. Y. M. Academy 
Mason, Lowell, Jr. W36 

Gunnery School 
•Mauck, Ward I>. ^'' 822 

RotchUss Scli6ol 
Maxwell, Clyde' E., m S3 

Nichols School 

°May. Ernest N.. Jr. 018-2(i;< 

Kent School ^ 

May, Jamei, B. 832 

South Side High ' 
McCombe, John Samuel W19 

Western Reserve Aqadepy 
McElroy, Joseph P., Jr, ' 853 

Poly Prep C. D. School 
°McOregor, Wm. Albert, Jr .032-24 

BronxvlUe TXafia . 
McKeon, JameS'J.'' '.r . > . h 

Drury High. School .; 
MeLean. Albert F., Jr. . 836 

PhllUpB Andover Academy. 
McNemey, Nbrris J. ■ ■ . W26 

Canterbury School ^vVj l, 
McWllllams, Gordon ' *cj.-;.{I 

Deerfleld -Adtutemy 
Megna Phillip E. 87 

PeekskiU Military Academy 
MerrelJ. Cyrus W., Jr. . - 86 

8t. Loula C. D. School 
°Mldwood. Arnold J., Jr. £U0»12 

Phillips Exeter Academy 
"Mierzejewski, Ernest J. W34 

N.B;VoCBtlonc(l H.,T6bor A. 
Mill. (William) Robert W35 

• Phillips Exeter Academy 
<Moftat, Fraser M., in 881 

Phillips Exeter Academy 
Moffat, (William) Kenneth W23 

Blair Aeadem^^ " - <, 

Molr, Ronald B.' ^-•■'^ ■■'■■■■jitk 

Milton Academy*' ■ -■ ' ,•• 
•Moody, Bdson 'B."' • ' / 'WW 

Lawrenceville School 
•Moore, Peter L. W20 

Mlllbrook Behfliol - > 
"Moran, Kevin P. - OS 

Portsmouth FHoJpjr' - J--' - ■=- 
Morlarty, Paul P. - ■ •-' ' fl* 

Ablngton High :;i '.-•!• i' 
Morrison Thomas H:- = - -''i -swt 

Milton Acadediy^- - - - - 
•Morse, Walter H. ■- 'W4l 

Deerfleld Academy - - 
Muhlenberg, David 8. W39 

8r. High; Ft. Thoriias, Kv. • 
Muhlf elder, Fred. Jt. ' ' W31 

Albany Academy 
MuUer, George 853 

Oundle (Eng.) Tabor Acad. 
Neff. Richard W., Jr. W48 

Deerfleld Academy 
O'Herron, Jonathan T. Ii( 

Cranwell Prep. 
Olsson. Robert M. W39 

Storm King 
Ottlev, Edward G. 829 

Culver Military 
Parker. Charles P. . .. 830. 

St. Paul's School. Concord ' 

Parker, Patrick S. 

University School 
•Paton, William K., Jr. 

Exeter Academy 
Perry, Blair L. 

Deerfleld Academy 
Perry. Crosby B. 

The Hill School 
Plnkham, William D., Jr. - 

Phillips Exeter Academy 









Plumb, Raymond F. 

Drury 'High School 
Poel, Harold E., Jr. 

Salisbury School 
Pollock, Peter L. 

Far Rockaway High 
Poole, Herbert 8., n 839 

St. Paul's School, Concord 
Porter, James J. W4 

New Trier High 
Prescott, Edward P., Jr. Si 2 

Taft School 
Proctor, Arthur W., Jr. W22 

Phillips Exeter Academy 
Purcell, Bradford M. 826 

Lasalle Military Academy 
Pusey, Bradford N. 830 

St. John's College High 
Pusey, Charles E., Jr. W3 

Tredyflrln-Eastown High 
"Quinby, Howard W.. Jr. W29 

Forest Hills High 
Reynolds, John F. 

Blake School^ 
Retche, Prank P. 

Bristol High School 
•Relnhardt, Peter W. 

Lewis and Clark School 
•Remlck, Jerome H., m W17 

Portsmouth Priory School 
Reynolds, William M. W45 

Lake Forest Academy 
"Rockwell, Dwlght, Jr. W44 

Phnups Andover Academy 









Rodie, William 8.. mi 

The HIU School ' 
Rogers, Henry C. 

Deerfleld Academy 
Rogers, John A. 

Hotchkiss School 
Ruder, David 8. 

Wausau Sr. HlgSr''' 
RusseU, Mercer, P. 

Staunton Military Academy 

ClaU', William W. 828 

Columbia High 
flanford, Donald E., Jr. W38 

Ogdensburg Free Academy 
SchUerle, Ray O., Jr. W38 

Nichols School 
Schlosser, Alfred M. ei38 

Horace Mann School 
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•Seager, flJebrge B., Jr. 

Bishop's College Cchool 
Selly, Qeorge W. 

Trinity School 
Sheehy, Harry C, Jr. W42 

St. Paul's Sch. (Garden City) 
•"Sheperd, John R. Ol 

Loomls School 
Shorb, Paul E., Jr. S3 

St. Albans School 
Showers, Eric J. SI 4 

New Trier High 
Slegel, Richard M. S31 

Erasmus Hall 
Smith, Berry C. -85 

"Trinity School 
Smith, Everett J. S29 

Phillips Exeter Academy 
Smith, Howard W. W13 

Washington Irving High 
Smythe, Charles L., Jr. S19 

University School 
Snare, William D. ^ ^44 

Phillips Andover Academy 
Snlveley, A. Barr, HI H 

Deerfleld Academy 
Snyder, John B. SI i 

New Trier High 
Spang, John L. W49 

The Choate School 
Speck, Donald J. S31 

Mlneola High 
•Spencer, Earle F., Jr. G19-21 

Phillips Andover Academy 
•Sperry, William E, W^:t6 

Scarsdale High 
Stebbins, Edward C. W6 

St. Paul's School, Concord 
btephenson, Donald H. U 

WiUiamstown High 
Stockton, Bayard A. W21 

Phillips Exeter Academy 
Sutherland, William P., II W31 

Albany Academy 

•Swalii, Leonard, Jr. \V12 

St. George's School 
Symons, Arthur E., Jr. B54 

La'eslde School 
Szlklas, Edward A. S21 

Roxbury Latin School 
Eziklas, John J. Sn 

Rc::bury Latin School 
Terry, Charles F. SI"? 

Texas C. D. School 
Thexton, Fred L. 817 

Walnut Hills High 
Thomson, Ian W15 

Kent School 
Thomson, John O. W2 

Allendale School 
Thys, Edward C. W27 

Fountain Valley School 
Tone, Frank J., Ill S34 

The Hill School 

-Traphagen, Hugh M. S42 

Browning School, N Y. Prep. 

Treman, Arthur B., Jr. W41 

Deerfleld Academy 
Tuttle, William F., Jr. W31 

Cranbrook School 
Van Anda, Paul R. W30 

Deerfleld Academy 
Vandervoort, Peter W28 

The Choate School 
Vogel, Donald F. W21 

Garden City High 
Voorhis, H. M. Baird " W2: 

Collegiate School 
v;alker, Basil E. H 

WiUiamstown High 
Walker, Bryant d: H 

WiUiamstown High 
•Wallace, Richard V.D. W15 

Goshen Central High 
"Walters, John H-.- G15-17 

Scarsdale High 
"Walthour, John R., Jr. W19 

Greensburg High 
Ward, John A. S41 

Haverford School' 

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•Warner, Scott F. 

Riverdale C. D. School 
Wear, John B., Jr. 

Wisconsin High 
^Webster, Dean K., Ill W28 

v^ Phillips Andover Academy 

Wetland, Richard A. W20 

Walnut Hills High 
"Wetmbre, Andrew C. S27 

Millbrook School 
Whaley, Frederick W. W47 

The Hill School 
Wheeler, David L. W23 

Noble and Greenough 
Whitehead, Donald W. S24 

Columbia High 
Whltelaw, Robert E. 

Kent School 
•Wilcox, David S. S52 

Governor Dummer Academy 
Wmdle,"Wimam W. S34 

Deerfleld Academy 
Winter, Gorden C. W31 

Lakewood High 
Wiseman, Frederick 6 9-11 

Boston Public Latin 

Rivers C. D. School 
SVood, Richard P. W.5 

Tabor Academy 
'Woolson. Lawrence B. S4 

Deerfleld Academy 
Wright, Charles C. W47 

Manlius School 
'Wyman, Donald, Jr. S36 

The Hill School 
Zebryk, John Richard S21 

S, Hadley High 
Zeller, G. Frederick, Jr. S2 

Nichols School 
Ziegenhals, Walter E. W20 

Walnut Hills High 

Summer - 

widening the Ch.ipin Hall 

and installing sewers to elimltii^ 

the feet-soaking puddles 

Also worthy of mention was the 
attempted buining of Phiiiney',^ 
'adobe hacienda" and Oveylock 
Hall one afternoon in July. It ^v!!s 
\ carefully planned Job whiph 
?reatly upset Mert Odell. 

The barbershop discrimiuaiion 
oase was dropped by the barber's 
anion before it reached Plttslield, 
but Mr. Bleau now gave hair cuts 
'By appointment only", 

A group of strange men with 
brief cases and woll r^^a.i copies 
of the New York Times invaded 
the campus in mid-September, 
tipping off everyone that the lat- 
est conference was in session. Iliis 
one was a public opinio.a cor.ler- 
euce lasting for nine meais aac an 
equal number of round tables. 

Professor Joseph E. Johr^son's 
address at the 158tli Commence- 
ment last Friday mcrnini;: marked 
the cIosinB of the '..erm. cue that 
will go down in hi.-itory only be- 
cause 50 students from other col- 
leges attended aloni? with t'.ie sons 
of ,Eph Williams. 

Graduation - - - 

Johnson continued. "Not having 
faced a comparable situation since 
'.he fall of Carthage, the world 
^as little experience to draw on. 
It must revise its concepts of the 
balance of power, of the relation- 
ship between small states and 

Not Prepared 

The whole problem is compli- 
cated by the fact, he continued, 
that neither the United States 
nor Russia "was adequately pre- 
pared for its new role" of world 
leadership. They both had com- 
paratively little experience in 

This lack of experience is far 
less important, however, than the 
fact that the two great powers 
have "totally different — opposing 
ways of life " He added that the 
lack of understanding is aided by 
the barriers imposed by the Rus- 
sian government on free inter- 
relations between the two coun- 

Merit of Marshall Plan 

He continued that the "middle" 
states must not be overlooked 
however. One of the merits of the 
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Ken Kesselring 

On January 7, 1946, only a couple of weeks 
after being separated from the Army Ordnance 
Department, Ken Kesselring finally began 
the engineering career he had planned for 
himself five years earlier. 

He had hoped to come to work at General 
Electric when he received his E.E. degree 
from Cornell in 1941. Instead he had gone 
into Ordnance as a second lieutenant. 

There he worked with the Research and 
Development Center at Aberdeen Proving 
Ground, with "Kangaroo" — the group 
formed to introduce new weapons into com- 
bat outfits— and with theOrdnance Technical 
Intelligence Group assigned to study Nazi 
weapons and engineering developments. 

At G.E. he entered the Rotating Engi- 
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zation and general orientation. Upon com- 
pleting his assignments under the program, j 
Ken was assigned to the General Electric' 
Atomic Power Engineering Project and is 
today a section head and project engineer of 
the Design Group. The objective: the harness- 
ing of atomic energy for power development 
and generation. 

For your copy of "Careers in the Elec- 
trical Industry," write to Dept. 237-6, 
General Electric Co., Scheneaady, N. Y. 

George Prlchard, the latter two, 

last year's frosh ends, plus others. 

Baokfleld Uncertain 

The backfleld Is still undecided, 
but at any rate looks to be strong 
In all departments. Last year's 
captain, Pat Hlgglns, Is one start- 
er. "Buz" Duffleld, running and 
passing star of the 1946 freshman 
team,,- appears to have nailed 
down another spot in the backfleld. 
Bill Blanks, who was here In V-12, 
may start at a third backfleld 
post, and Vic Fuzak of last year's 
team may be the fourth starter in 
this backfleld. "Sandy" Orr and 
Dick Whitney, lettermen, and 
"Dune" McDonald and "Cliff" 
Stowers, up from the frosh team, 
',eem to give the backfleld ample 

Saturday's game Is likely to be 
very similar to last year's Mid- 
dlebury encounter, in that both 
have so many men back. Coach 
"Duke" Nelson has twenty-three 
lettermen and he would like very 
much to get back that 12-6 re- 
versal. Backs Johnny Corblslero. 
Bill McNamara, "Che-Che" Bar- 
quln. and Homer Ellis will be run- 
ing behind veteran linemen Irv 
Meeker, "Mlke"Hunt, Jack Hamre, 
Paul Thompson, Bard Lindeman, 
Tony Monaco, and center and cap- 
tain Charley Puksta. 


Marshall plan was that it recog- 
nized the "tremendous importance 
of the middle powers of Europe." 

Professor Johnson then out- 
lined four other important points 
in the international scene. The 
first was the possibility that ten 
years from now both the United 
States . and Russia might have 
atomic weapons without any 
world control. 

Diplomatic Tools 

The second was the importance 
of the UN as a diplomatic tool 
and he pointed out that this is 
the first time we have ever had 
diplomatic problems tackled In the 
'full glare of publicity." 

The third was the ferment of 
nationalism among colonial na- 
tions and the fourth was the 
greatly altered economic power. 

Professor Johnson concluded by 
saying that the American people 
will determine the fate of the 
world for the next 26 years be- 
cause "I know from first hand ex- 
perience" that the American peo- 
ple "determine the broad out- 
lines of our foreign policy." 
Williams Reflects 

Norman Redllch declared that 
by observing Williams In future 
years we may learn what direc- 
tion our country Is taking. "Wil- 
liams, through both students and 


cordance with the Interfratemlty 
Rushing Agreement, which has 
been changed only slightly this 

Until the sub-preferential and 
preferential dates of the second 
period, only cigarettes, mints, and 
water may be served as refresh- 
nients, but for the last two daus 
Monday night, soft drinks .-\nd 
light snacks are allowed. Tlnie 
are no restrictions on pledg.5 nlgiit. 

The Rushing Arbiter, and lis 
undergraduate assistant, Clifford 
H. Hall, '48, will be in Jesup H; 11 
office continuously throughout 
rushing to answer questions and 
to supervise and enforce the rush- 
ing system. 

faculty, will tend to reflect tie 
conservatism or liberalism of o, r 
times and the responsibility . r 
irresponsibility of our youth." 

Howard Sachs warned his cla s 
that "we should be willing to coi - 
slder views which may sec i 
strange and unusual . . . and \' e 
must test these ideas by exerclsli j, 
our own powers of criticism." 

Charles F. Cole told his clas - 
mates to see that the governmei i 
Is run as efficiently as possible, \a 
see that only the most capab ? 
men are given any power In It. 

At Cornell, K«n itudlad power englnMrlng, 
ipaclollilng In hlgh-voltoga prolactlva equip- 
ment. He graduated tint In hit daw In 1941. 


mt Willi 




No. 2 

Purple Loses Opener To Middlebury In Upset, 19 To 7 

Entering Class 
Swells College 
To Peak Size 

Crowding To Continue 
Three More Years 

'51 Has 278 Men 

Only 53^ Of College 
Now Arc Veleruns 

Public Opinion 
Course Begins 

Analyzes Pressure On 
National Government 

by J. Edward Pawllrk, '49 

A freshman class of 278 swelled 
CdllcHe ranks to an all-lime IiIbIi 
of 1107 last week. The coUeBe 
will not return to the normal 
enrollment of 800 students until 
the present freshmen are last 
term seniors in February 1951 

Next fall win be Just as crowded 
with an expected enrollment of 
1100. It will drop to 1000 that 
February, to 950 In September 
lij49. to 900 that February, to 
850 In September 1950. and finally 
to 800 in February 1951. 

Vets Compose over Half 

The present student body of 
1107 breaks down into 278 fresh- 
men. 381 sophomores. 224 Juniors, 
and 221 .seniors. 53 per cent or 
606 students arc veterans. 

Only 26 per cent or 75 freshmen 
came from high .schools while 
the other 74 per cent were prep 
.school men; 34 were veterans. 
Twenty five states, Washinston 
DC. Denmark, and Hawaii were 
1 ('presented. 

Deerfleld Envoys Prevalent 

Deerfleld sent the largest dele- 
KaUos of freshmen, 21. Exeter 
followed with 14, Andover had 
9 and Hill and Chuate sent 8 
iind 6 students. New Trier. Illinois 
mid Walnut Hill High In Cincin- 
nati. Ohio tied for the largest 
hiKh .school group with five apiece. ! 
Srarsdale. New York .and Will- Highs each '"sent four. 

The of '51 was well reprc- 
inted In extra-curricular actlvi- 
iii'.s Twenty-nine men were class 
'Sec ENTERING Page 6i 

WCA Meeting 
To Take Place 
Late In Week 

The importance of public opin- 
ion in the American government 
and in other phases of our life 
will be demonstrated in the first 
semester of the new public opinion 
course to be taught this fall by 
Professor David Truman. 

It will not produce men quali- 
fied to do public opinion work 
such as polling but it will evalu- 
ate the techniques involved in 
measuring public opinion. The 
second term will be devoted to 
the study of propaganda and 
pressure groups. 

Juniors who have had Political 
Science 1 are eligible for the 

Discussion Course 

With emphasis being placed on 
classroom dLscussion with a min- 
imum of lectures, the course will 
use the polling material given 
to Williams by Elmo Roper for 
di.scus.sion and reference. Using 
Roper's cards, containing all the 
information derived from the 
holes punched on them, the classes 
will be able to examine certain 
a.spects of this material in a lab 
se.s.sion which Truman it planning 
to incorporate into the course. 

It is Truman's- conviction that 
the phenomena of public opinion 
are basic to the operation of our 
political institutions, and the 
course will therefore treat this very thoroughly, although 

Higgins Tallies 
On 75 Yard 
Run In First 


and Forbes^ 

Pace Panther Push 

Williams Defense 
Needs Correction 


txtnt WW oMf 

'■-^ WHICH MlUHT H*vt 
Hadm'T MO^ »€ED 

Nrrr wepk: 

College Gets Bi<lwell, Halsted Represent Williams 
r* PI At Wisconsin Convention of WSA; 

" Constitution Adopted; Plans Made 

Training Of Navy .Men 
Praised at .Meeting 

DufTield .\nd Lyons 

Hurt In First Half 

In the near future, you will the thought that what Williams 

have an opportunity to hear of i.s and what leadersh:p there is 

the national convention of the among us could do much to help- 

National Student Association students in other parts of the 

A bronze plaque showing the ^ which was held this summer from country, while we could learn 

Navy Department's appreciation I August 30 to September 7 at the more about this country of ours. 

it will touch on other a.spects of ((,, i^e work done by Williams University of Wisconsin from about people, and -about 


the subject as well. Having a def- 
inite connection witli History. and Psychology, the scope 
'See TRUMAN Page 6i 

\MS()ciation's (Chairman 
Tells Seope, Piir|M>se 
Of Christian (iroup 

Ihc Williams Christian Assoc- 
li'lion will hold its first meeting 
of the term Thunsday evening 
October 9, recently announced 
WCA chairman Charles Schmidt, 
48. who also took the opportunity 
lo discuss the purpose, organiza- 
iion and scope of the assocla- 

The Fall Membership Drive, 
■slated to be held within the next 
two or three weeks, heads the 
agenda of the openlnis meeting, 
with other business including the 
fornuilation of plans for the Chest 
Fund drive to take place late this 
Fall and the reorgai\lzatlon of 
varioii.s committees. Election of 
hew committee chairmen to fill 
those posts vacated by recent 
graduates will also be held, 
('hrlstlan Purpose Stressed 
WCA has always considered 
it.self THE organization on Cam- 
Pus", declared Chairman Schmidt. 
Founded In 1806 by Williams 
'indergraduates, WCA has devoted 
itself to organize and further 
Christian work by the students, 
not only in the College, but in 
■lurroundlng communities and the 
world at large. 

The Central Cabinet of WCA 

Is composea of the chairman and 

offlcers of the association and the 

committee chairmen and holds 

(See WCA Page 8) 

Houseparty (Change 
To In ion Vi'<'ekend 

The Fall Hou.separty has been 
advanced from November 15 
lo the Union week end of Nov- 
ember 1 to avoid conflict with 
Homecoming week end. Hugh 
Hlgbe, 18, President of the 
Glee Club, sponsor of the 
Hou.separty, announced re- 
cently that the organization is 
formulating plans for the fes- 

„ „ , , , . „ , I either Seth M Bidwcll 49 or world? 

College In training Naval person- i, ., „ , , j ..„ i. 

I Henry M. Halsted 48 who repre- 

rel during the war was presented ^^^^^ Williams at the conven- 
to President James P. Baxter, III 

Constitution, Program Prepared 

Williams' lopsided defeat, 19-7, 
at the hands of underdog Middle- 
bury was a stunning upset. Fav- 
ored by most sports fans as a 
one touchdown favorite, Williams 
was hopelessly outclassed through 
the .second half and fell apart 
completely in the closing quarter. 
Only in the first quarter, when 
the Purple went into a 7-0 lead by 
virtue of Pat Higgin's dazzling 
75 yard punt return for a score, 
did the Williams team show any- 
thing of its predicted improve- 

Recovering swiftly from the 
shock of Williams' opening power, 
Middlebury's line dug in while its 
backs were content to peck away 
at the Williams defense through 
the air and over the cround. At 
the very close of the first half 
Farrell, a fre.shman substitute of 
Middlebury. found the weakness 
they sought, began driving hard 
through the Purple line. 

Frosh Backs Pound \^^illiams 

In the second half thr; Panthers 

This summer at Madison repre- disdained the aerial attack and 
.■ientatives of over 350 colleges and j concentrated on a hard running which tore through the 
Williams line at will. Farrell and 

Forbes, another frosh sub, of the 
Vermonters carried the attack 
deep into Purple territory and 
great punting by Forbes backed 
, Williams up to its one foot line. 

Peggy Lamson Pans COW 
Calls For Better Editing 
Revised Policy^ Originality 


by Captain L. G. McGlone last i Perhaps you have wondered universities gathered at univer- 

Frlday at the first college meeting ' sometimes what and how people sity to adopt a constitution and 

in Chapin Hall !. study at'Harvard, Stanford, Notre prepare a program for a proposed 

Dame. How does Williams' acade- National Student Association that 

President Baxter spoke about ,^i„ ,.,„„^„,.,j ™„„,.„ „.iti, ti,„t , , 

mic standard compare with that might answer .such .lucstions as 

the ROTC program and Intro- j of other colleges? Does the atmos- those above. The story behind the 

duced the commanding officers. - ,,here and environment at other constitutional convention is a re- 

Lt. Colonel Joseph A. Greco and colleges give other students a dif- latively .simple one. The series of [Only a booming punt by Higgins 

Major John A. Cosgrove. Albert ferent slant on life thnn what we qvgnts that led up to it started at '-JUt lo the midfleld stripe saved 

Keep, the new assistant dean, was get at Williams? Have you ever aWleling of the World Student I 'See FOOTBALL Pago 5i 

also introduced. wished for information on oppor- Congress at Prague. Czechoslo- i " 

Robert Boyer welcomed the tunities for .student travel in La-,vakia, in August. 1946. It was at ' /^ ' ,#1 TJ 1 1 

freshmen for the UC after which Un America. Europe, or Asia, or this congress that the Interna- V^ail anO IjellS 

Denhan Lunt. '48. and Eugene thought that you might be able tional Union of Students was for- 

Murphy, '48. spoke on behalf of to work towards making .such op- mally launched, 

the soccer and football teams. portunities? Have you ever had Present at Prague, among stu- 
dents from almost every nation. 

UC Head Discusses 

by Pegity Lamson . 

It is high time for the editors 
of the PURPLE COW to make 
up their minds Just exactly what 
the purpose, function and aim of 
their magazine is. If the COW 
wants to be a funny magazine it 
must be funnier — much funnier. 
3f it wants to be a literary maga- 
zine its literary content must be 
greatly strengthened, and if it 
ta'ants to be a magazine of under- 
graduate opinion it must establish 
itself as such by presenting a 
reasonably wide cross-section of 
student views on matters of col- 
legiate importance. If on the 
other hand the COW wants to 
continue as a pot-pourri it must 
somehow contrive to use top- 
notch ingredients Instead of the 
very mediocre fare which makes 
up the current Issue. 

It has been suggested that re- 
viewers of the magazine not ap- 
preciating the fact that this Is 
a college publication tend to re- 
view it on "Atlantic Monthly" or 
"Harpers" standards. It seems 
unlikely, however, that any re- 
viewer could fall to be all too 
aware that this "is college 
material — unless he fell Into the 
quite understandable error of 
Judging the work by High School 
standards. The PURPLE COW 

cannot boast of a point of view, 
a sense of humor or a literary 
style. Taken as a whole it adds up 
to approximately zero. It is there- 
fore not surprising that contribu- 
tors to the magazine are unable to 
raise their heads above h stand- 
aid which sets mediocrity as its 
highest goal. 

Individually the pieces in the 
COW might with judicious edit- 
in,'; and cutting get by. A good 
number of them show a latent 
ability on the part of the fiuthors, 
but one wonders If they represent 
the best work of which these au- 
thors are capable. It seems un- 
likely. It also seems unlikely that 
there are not at least a few writ- 
er.' of greater ability on the cam- 
rus who would be eager to submit 
work to a magazine of greater 

The COW was read by this re- 
viewer in it's dummy form — a 
pasted up Job (wet paste). It 
would therefore be unfair to try 
to give any estimate of the phy- 
sical make-up of the magazine. 
Such art work as there was seem- 
ed routine and uninspired, but 
perhaps In the finished magazine 
it win take on a dimension which 
was not apparent In the rough 

(See COW REVIEW Page 2) " 

were 25 American delegates, ten 

elected by the student bodies of 

jNeWer Constitution ^^^ universities scattered about 

the United States and fifteen 


from existing national student or- 

Last Terms .\etivities ganlzations, such as the National 

.Of Council Discussed Christian Council lYM-YWCAi. 

I the National Federation of Cath- 

Schedules Full 
Dramatic Year 

Stu«lenl-I)ire<ted Plays 
Included In Season 
Opening Next Month 

Successful transition from the 
old to the new Undergraduate 
Council constitution during the 
Summer Term was discussed Sun- 
day by R. J. Boyer, '48, new UC 
president, who also announced tiie 
election of Brad Hammond, '48, 
as secretary and R. Gleckner, '48 
as treasurer of the organization. 

The Student Committee on 
Discipline and the Honor System 
Committee were declared by Boy- 
er to have emerged with partic- 
ular Importance. The student dis- 
cipline group, a new committee 
which has initial jurisdiction in 
all cases involving infraction of 
college rules, was put on its feet 
by Robert MacAnerney, '47, for- 
mer President of thr. Senior Class 
who graduated last month, and 
Dean Robert R. Brook... Wnen 
it assumed Jurisdiction, this com- 
mittee "put teeth into the UC." 
Honor Committee Active 

The Honor System Committee 
under the guidance of its chair- 
man Robert MacAnerney, made 
specific recommendations for 
changes In the Honor System con- 
stitution. These suggestions for 
Improvement will be presented to 
the Pall committee, and with Its 
approval, will be laid before the 
student body. 

(See COUNCIL Page 2) 

olic College Students, and • the 
Newman Club Federation, the 
American Youth for Democracy, 
the Student Federalist, etc. 
European Students Urgranized 
While' in Europe, these Ameri- 
can delegates were very much im- 
pressed by the work of national 
unions of students in England 
and Europe, as well as by the 
possibilities of promoting inter- 
national understanding through 
the International Union of Stu- 
dents. When they returned to the 
United States, these delegates de- 
cided to call a conference of 
(See NSA Page 4) .. 

RECORD Compels 

To Meet October 8 

The first meeting for Record 
editorial and business staff 
compets will be held Wednes- 
day, October 8, at 8:00 p.m. 
In the Record's Jesup Hall offi- 

The competitions will deal 
mainly with weekly stories 
and office duty for editorial 
compets and work on adver- 
tlsenjents and subscriptions for 
the business staff. Since the 
Record will be publishing two 
Issues a week, many positions 
are open on both staffs. ■ 

Cap and Bells has a full slate 
scheduled for the 1947-8 dra- 
matics sea.son, with tl I'ee major 
productions, four experimental 
productions, and two drama class 
plays in the offing. This year will 
also be marked by the inaugura- 
tion of a season ticket system, de- 
signed to save both time and 

The season will open on the 
weekend of November 13-15, when 
the curtain will rise on "The 
Beaux' Stratagem." a lusty Resto- 
ration comedy by Farquhar. The 
work will receive full production, 
that is complete emphasis will oe 
placed on all phases of the play. 
Students To Direct 

Close on the heels of "The 
Beaux' Stratagem" witl come a 
trio of student directed one-act 
plays— Edna St. 'Vincent Mallay's 
"Aria da Capo," Noel Coward',-; 
"Ways and Means," and Tennes- 
see Williams' "Portrait of a Ma- 
donna." All three olays, present- 
ed on December 5 only, will 
be experimental productions. In 
which emphasis ■Rill,, be laid on 
only one aspect of the works. Less 
than two weeks later, on Decem- 
ber 17, the men In Drama 1-2 will 
offer "Holy Night," a Christmas 
play by Martinez Sierra. Admis- 
sion Is open to the public without 
(See PLAYS Page 2) 




f tr« BilliMttg l^^mt^ 

North Adams, Massachusetts 

Wllllamstown, Massachusetts 

"Entered as second-class matter November 27, 1944, at the post office at 
North Adams, Massachusetts, under the Act of March 3, 1 879. Printed by 
Miller, Lamb and Hunter, Inc., North Adams, Massachusetts. Published 
Wednesday and Saturday during the college year. Subscription price $5.00 
per year. Record Office, Jesup Holl,, Williomstown, Telephone 72. 


J. DAVID MAIER, '48 Editor-in-Chief 

R. RHETT AUSTELL, JR., '48 : Monoging Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 ...Sports Editor 

ROBERT A. RUPEN, '48 , ,^ News Edi or 

JOSIAH T. S. HORTON. ,'48 Senior Associate Editor 

BEN B: FOSTER, II, '48 ^ 0**'« Manager 


H. Russell Plott, '48 

Briggs Bough, '48 
Charles R. Fetter, '48 
James C. Forsyth, II, '48 
C. Hugh Klensch, '48 

John H. Schofer, '48 
Peter M. Thexton, '48 

William 1?. Barney, Jr. 
Seth M. Bidwell, '49 
Jerry J. Cole, '49 
Joseph F. Dorsey, '49 

>§; F. Bloschke, '50 
K. V. X. Delony, '50 
W. V. M. Fowcett, Jr., 
R. Fowie, '50 
J. B. Gibson, '50 
J. G. Golding, '50 


'49 ! Russell B. Frost, '49 

Edwin Kuh, '49 
J. Edward Powlick, '49 


E. V. Gouinlocl^, '50 
R. J. Heuer, Jr., '50 
'50 H. D. Mohring, '50 
D. T. Roach, '50 
S. Robinowitz, '50 
J. B. Shepardson, '50 

W. P. Stern, '50 
P. W. Stites, '49 
R. S. Taylor, '49 
C. E. Utiey, '49 
H. Van Home, '50 
N. S. Wood, '50 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer ,, ^,'^o '^1,?°''''' 'sn 

Acting Advertising Monoger "*°A'' i' ^'^f'^'?""'^' ,?S 

Circulation Manager °n'' \ p^Zu '49 

Assistant Circulation Monager Oren T.' Pollock, 49 

P. C. 
R. P. 
R. A, 

Groney, '49 
Klopmon, '49 
LeCount, '49 


T. H. Lichtentels, '50 
M. J. Murray, '50 
J. S. Prescott, '50 
J. M. Reid, '49 

B. M. Sopiro, '48 

A. R. Shay, '50 

R. B. Stallworth, '48 


Photographic Editor 

Howard N. 

Art Editor Sheldon N 

Cartoonist Bernord J 




OCTOBER 8, 1947 

No. 2 

Should We Lay Off? 

On the first page of this issue the RECORD again prints a 
review of the college magazine, "The Purple Cow." As has been 
all too true in the past, this review is another severe criticism of 
the poor quality of the magazine. 

Originally the RECORD re\iewetl each issue of tlie college 
magazine partially to gi\e it some good publicity. But the criti- 
cism turned in by English department members Hunt, Stockhig, 
and Smith were what might better be termed as very bad pub- 
licity. Gene Detmer, varsity end on the football team, liked tlie 
issue he reviewed as did Cow-Record reporter Joe Horton. 

This vyeek's article is done by .Mrs. Roy Lamson, wife of a 
member of the English department, and a successful author in 
her own right. Mrs. Lamson agrees with the faculty reviewers 
She terms the stories "not the best work of which the authors are 
capable," and calls for judicious editing of these stories. At this 
time, just prior to the Cow subscription drive, this review is more 
bad publicity. 

The RECORD and the Cow are both college publications. 
There is some duplication in our staffs. Both, in our own way 
are trying to serve the best interest of the college. Therefore, 
why should the RECORD print something which is so obviousl) 
bad news to the Cow? 

As far as the RECORD is concerned there is no jealousy 
between the two organizations. There are no hard feelings. No 
member of the RECORD Board "has it in for" any member oi 
the Cow board. But we do agree with Mrs. Lamson that there 
is considerable room for improvement in our college magazine. 
(We are not basing our judgment, nor is Mrs. Lamson, on "New 
Yorker" standards. ) 

Our object, in printing this review, and ones similar to it, 
are twofold. First, we want our readers to have the honest 
opinions of qualified people. Secondly, considering the long-run 
point of view, we are concerned with the eventual rise of the 
Cow to a point where it can be a college magazine without equal. 

Thus, in a round-about way, which allows us to keep our in- 
tegrity, we are giving a plug for the Cow. We do not think that 
as it'stands, the Cow is good. But we feel that with the material 
submitted, and with the reluctance of the authors of this material 
to trust the judgment of the editors as to changes, the Cow edi- 
tors do a good job. 

We are not trying to claim that the Cow Staff is incompetent. 
We are just asking that writers, artists, and poets, who up to 
now have contributed nothing to improve our magazine, get busy. 
We should judge that this would hold true of the Class of '51 

Cum Grano Salts 

by JotUh T. S. Horton 

So many requests have reached me begging me not to reprint the 
T. 8. Confusion Method of playing bridge, that I have decided not to 
reprint It. Those who simply cannot live without It, will have to die; 
and I, for one, will ahlrk all responsibility of cleaning cadavers from 
the lab campus. Instead, I have sat down and thought up , the most 
wonderful method of dirty rushing. And to keep Idle minds busy un- 
til classes end, here Is something to cogitate— the T. 8. Confusion 
Method of 'Dirty Rushing! 

Dirty rushing Is In such wide use, that It seems a heinous crime 
that rules for Its correct practice have not been decreed by the or- 
ganization which decrees such things. More than a handful of houses 
have created the position of Dirty Rushing Chairman. The holder of 
this office receives an expense account of approximately six hundred 
twenty-six dollars and eighty-nine cents semi-annually. Now this Is 
nothing to be sneezed at or— for my reader who suffers from asthm<v 
— wheezed at. 

T. S. Plan Stolen 
Of course, the creation of this office Is a steal from the T. 8. Con- 
fusion Method which recommends such a measure in Article I Para- 
graph 19. 1 shan't sue, but I want it understod that the person respon- 
sible for more dirty rushing at Williams Is none other than. 

The correct application of the T. S. Confusion Method of Dirty 
Rushing requires the hand of a well-trained master. It Is of the ut- 
most necessity that the utmost secrecy be maintained. In Article II of 
the Method, it is suggested by the fun-loving author that a slight pen- 
alty be given for each discovered act of dirty rushing. Something like 
fifty lashes for each member of the house — just to add a little zip to 
the old game. 

A Case In Point 
To understand the T. S. Confusion Method of Dirty Rushing to 
its full measure of greatness, let us examine a typical case from my 
copious files., Case No. T. S. 192 is that of X. Y. whom we shall call T. 
Snaggley Fagerschnock. Snaggley was a typical green-blooded Ameri- 
can boy. He had been kicked out of St. Paul's, all the Phillips Acad- 
emies, Drury High and Columbia High. His record was excellent — naj. 
superb. Physically he was a specimen of some sort. He wore dark grey 
flannel slacks, an odd sport coat, a knitted tie with holes for a Gar- 
goyle pin and white shoes. He was a wheel all right. 

Every fraternity on campus was after Snaggley. At each hack ses- 
sion the cry was, "Let's snag Snaggley. fellas!!" Of necessity, clean 
rushing was out of the question, since Snaggley was hardly the type 
to succumb to ice water, cigarettes, and candy mints. This was to be 
the trial by fire of the T. S. Confusion Method. 
T. S. To The Rescue 
The Dirty Rushing Chairman of Dogma Nu placed the case In my 
hands. "You'll help your old fraternity brothers won't you, you good 
old Dogma Nuer!" he said. And of course one could hardly refuse .1 
request so charmingly made. Besides, he had my head In a vice. 

Step number one consisted of spreading conflicting stories to the 
other fraternities concerning Snaggley. To one I said he had dandruff, 
to another I revealed that he had no charge account at Brooks Broth- 
ers, to a third I craftily said that Snaggley had not really been cap- 
tain of the marble team when his school so soundly trounced Deerfleld. 
Oh how exceeding clever! 

Semper Confusion 
While these dire reports were seething and working within the 
minds of the other fraternities, Dogma Nu was giving T. Snaggley 
Fagerschnock such a dirty rush as has never been seen since. The 
snow that fell and the fertilizer that was tossed have never been equal- 
ed. Snaggley was greeted at the door by the entire house. And he was 
plopped Into luxury's lap. Sexy Bennington women sprawled about 
the room, and champagne corks popped wickedly. Even his ice water 
was spiked. 

The other rushees who arrived during the same period were given 
a Pranky-Thomas-has-made-a-mistake stare and shoved Into the 
John to play gin rummy. All efforts were concentrated upon Snaggley. 
The Method worked to perfection. Snaggley became dazed, he became 
befuddled, he became tight, he became a Dogma Nu pledge. As the 
brothers pinned the pledge badge on his undershirt, they gratefully 
proferred gifts of thanks. They offered Ave hundred dollars. I grudg- 
ingly accepted a thousand. 

That was the case of T. Snaggley Fagerschnock who transferred 
to the University of Reykjavik the following term. Thus, the seed of 
the T. S. Confusion Method of Dirty Rushing was planted in foreign 
soil. And God knows to what lengths the Method might -have gone in 
Iceland had not the peasantry of that region drawn and quartered 
Snaggley for attempting variations of it in rushing little Iceland 

Plays - - - 

Cow Review - - - 

Of the flve short stories Rhett 
Austell's "Only Eight" seemed the 
most sensitive bit of writing and 
Taylor's "Pop Grun- 
dv" had the best basic Idea. Mr. 
'Xustell's "Only Eight" gives a 
convincing and sympathetic pic- 
ture of a mother's emotions and 
misgivings when taking her "On- 
ly Eight" year old son to a sum- 
mer camp for the first time. The 
story could have been heightened 
and strengthened If the treat- 
ment of the child and the child's 
father had been more sharply 
etched. As It stands, the piece has 
a one-dlmenslonal quality which 
is food as far a* It goes but 

somehow Incomplete. 

On'the other hand Mr. Taylor's 
"Pop Grundy" dots Its I's and 
ciosses It's T's a bit too decidedly. 
The story of an ageing and no 
longer useful diamond cutter and 
sea faring man. It deals with the 
closing chapter in the old man's 
life when he Is given a last oppor- 
ti'.nity to cut a rare and perfect 
diamond for an uncouth thug. 
Pop Grundy's passion of the gem 
becomes In Mr. Taylor's hands, 
overdone and tedious. The author 
Is at great pains to see how often 
and In how many different ways 
he can describe the old man's 
feelings as he cuts the stone and 
as a result frequefKly resorts to 
cUche's ("Like the Sim shining 
(See COW BSVJSW Page «> 


On January 23, another experi- 
mental production, "The Infernal 
Machine," the translation of a 
modem French play by Jean Coc- 
teau, will have a one night stand. 
The work is based on the theme 
of the classic Greek play, "Oedi- 
pus Rex," in which the central 
figure is completely dominated 
by his mother. 

Social Drama Slated 
Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" 
is on the calendar for March Il- 
ia. A major production, the work 
is the social drama with a prize 
flghter who yearns to be a violin- 
ist for its hero. This play will be 
followed on March 26 with the 
ejjperimental , production of a 
translation of a classic Greek play, 
as yet imchosen. 

A student written musical com- 
edy will be presented to the audi- 
ence in the AMT on April 29, and 
a second drama class offering, 
"The Dog Beneath the Skin," a 
fantasy by W. H. Auden and Chris- 
topher Isherwood, will be given on 
May 14, again gratis. The last 
production of the season is to be 
a new, untried script, as yet un- 
Subscription Tickets Explained 

The season ticket system that 
has been put into effect by Cap 
and Bells not only saves money 
for the ticket holder but also ad- 
mits him to productions which 
will not be open to those who buy 
at the box ofOce. For $8.00 plus 
a 20* government tax (a total of 
16.00) a person can see seven plays 


The other committees also func- 
tioning excellently were the 
Rushing Committee, the Erter- 
talnment Committee which .spon- 
sored Summer Housepartie;;, The 
Nominations and Rules Commit- 
tee which made changes in the 
By-Laws permitting Summer 
transfer students to sit In on UC 
meetings, the Scholastic Coniinlt- 
tee which recommended that the 
free cuts be given for all athle- 
tic trips — a matter still pending 
before the faculty, and Iho. Stu- 
dent Activities Committee. 
Stresses Committees' Iniportanec 

Boyer announced his appolntr 
ment of a committee to make re- 
commendations for consideration 
by the Fall council. In mentioning 
the establishing of weekly com- 
mittee reports, he declared "the 
success or failure of the UC de- 
pends upon the success or failure 
of each individual committee." 

The UC is at present In a period 
of transition from the Summer to 
Fall Council, but hopes :o begin 
operations as soon as po.sslble. A 
temporary Nominations and Rules 
Committee has been appointed 
which win set up class election 
schedules, and upon arrange- 
ment of this, permanent UC ofB- 
cers will be elected. 

which would cost him $8.40 at 
the regular price of »1.20 each*. 
Furthermore, four of these plays, 
the experimental productions, are 
restricted to holders of season 
tickets alone. 

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of Seaforth Shaving Soap, 
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for better, |)lea8antcr grooming. 
Enjoy them yourself. . . soon! 
These and other Seaforth 
essentials, packaged in 
handsome stoneware, only $L 

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Pharmacy today. 

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Opportunities For '51 

— rtu iresnmen wno are Interested 
(n editorial and business newspa- 
per work. The WILLIAMS REC- 
ORP Is planning a greater sched- 
ule oi publications than ever be- 
fore and many staff positions 
must be filled soon. Photog- 
raphers are especially "^Icome. 

An unlimited number of men 
tp compete for both business and 
editorial positions on the Purple 
Cow. Many board positions are 
open now and there Is good op- 
portunity for advancement. Time 
and place for the first meeting 
will be announced. 
Positions for art, business, edito- 
rial, and photographic divisions of 
the Williams year book, the 
Gullelmenslan, arc open now to 
iimbitlous freshmen. The time 
and place for the compets meet- 
ing will be announced In the Ad- 

Ten to 16 men are needed to 
write articles for the Associated 
Press. New York, Boston ar)d local 
newspapers through the,^Hliams 
News Bureau. Freshman will be 
paid according to bdw much they 
write. Compets *lll be required 
to work ox^ afternoon a week 
Time and place to be announced. 
The /Student Bookstore needs 

four compets for managerial po- 
sltlons. lOJ of the years profits 
win be split among these men. 
They will be required to work 
afternoons In the store. The 
competition is on a year long 
basis. Full details will be explain- 
ed at the meeting which will be 
announced shortly. 

Thlrty-flve men are urgently 
needed to compete for announc- 
ing, business production, and 
technical positions on WMS. The 
duration of the competition Is a 
month and a half. Time and place 
to be announced. / 


Six upperclassmen/U) compete 
for the varsity foptball manager- 
ship. Two freshplen are needed to 
compete for /the frosh football 
managershjii. Six upperclassmen 
and six freshmen are wanted for 
varslW and freshmen soccer re- 
spectively. Four of each for the 
cross-country team are needed as 
well. Those men who make the 
competition become members of 
the Purple Key society. A meeting 
will be announced shortly. 

All you shutter-happv freshmen 
listen. The Williams Photo Serv- 
ice needs all the compets it can 
get. Pictures will be taken of all 
news worthy events through the 
(See WANTED Page 6) 

Murdered Mutt 


The late lamented George with his DKE owners immediately 
following his release from the local pound. Beaming George Is shown 
during the prime of his short life. 

Campus Mongrel Courted Pekingese 
But her Old Man Kept A Shotgun 

"If I don't bring home Dentyne Chewing Gum, 
they attack!" 

"Boy! Do thet« Icids maka my life miserable if 1 
forget the Dentyne Chewing Gum I I can't 
blame the little ahavera, though. I'm aa keen aa 
they are on that refreshing, long-lailing Qavoi 
And Dentyne belpa keep their teeth white, too." 
Dentyne Gum — Made Only by Adama 

by Clark Kent, '50 

Local offlclals are frantically 
seaiching for the body of George, 
blown campus mongrel, who was 
mercilessly shot and killed by an- 
I'.nknown assailant while he was 
searching for his tennis ball in a 
Park Street chicken coop shortly 
before the end of the summer 

Anyons revealing information 
as to the whereabouts of the body 
will be given a $5 reward by the 

v;iL,j ia:/IS record 

Two Shots Fired 
Eye iVitnesses who heard two 
sliols ring out in the middle of 

he night .say they rushed to the 
c'licken C30p down past the in- 
flr.Tiary where they saw George's 
:'ead body on the floor. They call- 
ed local officials but when they 
arrived the battered body was 
?one. y 

Six dead chickens were/ilso 
found in the coop and \y is be- 
lieved that the assailant killed 
'hem after brutally^ murdering 
Geoi'fie. The tennis ball is also 
mlssinK and ajjthoritative sources 
are confident' that the murderer 
stole thls/lmportant piece of evi- 

V Assailant Escaped 

/Tan assailant was Just taking 
'he six dead chickens when the 
oHicials arrived, but he jumped 
out a window and escaped. The 
officials took chase and fired two 

ohols but were unable to capture 

It is thought that the murderer 
was the angry owner of a thor- 
oughbred Pekingese bitch with 
whom George had ben going 
steady. Offlclals have been unable 
to find its owner but they have 
-ound several clues. 

Well Loved 

George was a well loved campus 
character before his death ahd 
everyone was familiar with his 
dashes after automobiles or other 
dogs. Perhaps his greatest claim 
to fame was his , famous tennis 
ball and it is kno*n that he would 
do anylhing-T-cen enter a chick- 
en coop — to retrieve it from where 
, students had thrown it. 

OriB day in the summer of 1946, 

wljcn George was unable to find 

-ifis ball anyplace he ran a per- 

ional ad in the Adviser. He had 

he ball the next day. 

In Trouble 

He was in trouble with the law 
jnly once— pfflcially. That was a 
year ago. The WILLIAMS REC- 
ORD revealed that when he was 
thrown in the pound for not hav- 
ing a license. All fraternities rush- 

(Eee GEORGE Page 6) 

monthly meetings to Integrate 
committee activities. The Individ- 
ual committees, however, carry out 
the organization's! niunerous ac- 

Committees Described 
The Chest Fund committee 
ciganlzes the Chest Fund Drive, 
sole monetary appeal during the 
year by the association. The Boys' 
Club committee supervises and 
coaches athletic, recreational and 
2d icatlonal activities of the WIU- 
iamstown Bsys' Club besides con- 
ducting a summer camp. 

Old clothes and magazines are 
collected by the Charities commlt- 
ce while the Deputations com- 
mit; ee members teach Sunday 
School and have opportunities to 
pioich in the churches of sur- 
r.oundlng co-nmunitles. 

New Fields of WCA 
Relatively new, the Forum and 
Discussion Group holds campus 
opinion forums on WMS, the col- 
rgT radio station, and holds 
nee'ings with other colleges. The 
Activities committee promotes such 
not purely religious work as' the 
Drginization of beer parties and 
'onces for students and married 

In urging student.^ to join, 
Schmidt emphasized WCA's un- 
limited membership in all fields 
"from athletic; and business to 
religious and charitable" and 
that a member is "under no obli- 
gation, but works as he sees fit." 

Buxton School 
Transfers To 

Boarding School Was 
Formerly Situated 
In Short Hills, N. J. 

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The Buxton Upper Schort,jrf— ..^^ 
Short Hills, N. J., founded^nd >^ 
operated by Mrs. Ellen Oeer San- 
ger, daughter of the late Bently 
Wirt Warren, LLX)., Williams '85 
and former trustee of the college, 
will be transferred this fall to the 
family 140 acre estate on Stone .<> 
Hill, located on the road beyond 
the Phi Sigma Kappa house and : 
the golf course. Buxtpn will board ' 
students and offer a college prep- 
aratory course. 

The school will emphasize .the 
creative arts, including drama, 
art,' music, creative writing and 
crafts, as well as an intensive 
athletic program involving par- 
ticipation by every student. Co- 
operative student-faculty govern- 
ment and a required course con- / 
cerning national and internation- 
al problems also will be featured 
by the school. 
To Cooperate with Fine Cobble 

Plans have been arranged with 
I See SCHOOL Page 6) 

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Williams Booters Conquer Chajnplain 5 - In Opener^ 

Bullock's Men 
Perform Well 
In First Tilt 

Strong Forward Line 

Leads Purple* Eleven 

• " For Initial Victory 

Williams won the qpening game 
of the 1917 soccer season last 
Saturday, as the Ephmen rang up 
a S-0 victory over Champlaln 
College on Cole Field before a 
small crowd. 

The playing of the Purple line 
was the difference in the game. 
Williams' forward line entirely 
outclassed Champlaln, scoring at 
least once in every period, and 
countering twice in the third 
quarter, while the GI college was 
being held scoreless. Frank Don- 
nelly paced the Eph attack with 
three goals, while Barry Emmert 
and Larry Gourley each scored 
for the home team. 

Emmert Scores First Goal 

The first score came about mid- 
way in the first period, as .'Em- 
mert drilled a shot past the Blue 
goalie after receiving a nice pass 
from Frenchy Oudin. Williams 
had dominated the play in the 
first quarter, keeping the ball in 
Champlain's half of the field most 
of the time, and barely missing 
on several scoring opportunities. 
The Ephmen could not score 
again until seventeen minutes of 
the second quarter had elapsed. 
At that point Donnelly received a 
pass from Gourley and dropped 
a blooper over the goalie's head 
for Williams' second score. 

Two minutes after the second 
lialf opened, the Purple booters 
scored again, as Gourley booted in 
a goal after receiving Donnelly's 
corner kick. Several minutes later. 

Rockwood Cup Field 
Headed By Robinson 

liie 1948 Rockwood Cup 
tennis tournament opened 
Monday with seventy-nine men 
entered in , the contest tor the 
individual College champion- 
ship. Since last year's winner, 
Dick Hole, has graduated and 
, the runner-up, Fred Scrlbner, 
is not in College this tei-n;, the 
tournament remains a wide 
open affair. Leading contender 
is Stu Robinson, who played 
number one last season. Also 
bracketed hi^h in the listings 
are Charley Schaaf, Joe Taka- 
mlne, and George Wright. 

Williams Yacht Club Represented 
By Wesson, Wells At'lVew London 

TKe Purple Cow 
Laundry Invades 
The Campus 


"Let us take you to the 




E)onnelly scored his second goal 
of the afternoon, driving home 
the ball after a comer kick by 
Oudin. At this point the game 
slowed down until the end of the 
quarter when Champlaln got its 
best chance to score, as they were 
awarded a penalty kick, but miss- 
ed as the attempt was high. 
Donnelly High Scorer 
In the fourth quarter, Cham- 
plaln became more aggressive, 
and carried the play into the Pur- 
ple territory for a while. Williams, 
however, scored once again, when 
Donnelly blasted his third goal of 
the day, scoring on a penalty 
kick. This ended the scoring for 
the afternoon. 

Standing out for the home team 
was the play of the whole forward 
line. The halfbacks played a 
steady, if not too aggressive game, 
while the fullbacks cleared the 
ball well. The play, as a whole, 
in this, the opening game of the 
season was somewhat ragged. 
Champlain's team was led by their 
outside left from Venezuela, Jose 

The game was played before a 
small crowd, composed mostly of 
freshmen on a dry field in unsea- 
;onably warm weather. Williams 
will play again next Saturday 
igainst the University of Massa- 
chusetts at Amherst. 

The summary: 

Williams (S) Champlaln (0) 

Lunt, (Capt.), g g, Broderlck 

Hadley, rf rf, Kehln 

Dewey, If if, conway 

Page, rh rh, McKimm 
JCneass, ch ch, Robinson (Capt.) 

Bowen, Ih ih, Veneman 

Donnelly, or or, HasS 

Johnson, ir ir, Schanck 

Emmert, cf cf, Forgione 

Mayshark ,il u, Israel 

Oudin, ol ol, DeLosRios 

Score by periods: 

12 3 4 

Williams 112 1 5 

Champlaln 0— Q 

Scoring: Williams, Emmert, 
Donnelly (3), Gourley. Substitu- 
tions: Williams, Palmedo, Gour- 
ley, Edwards, Debevoise, Fowle. 
Champlaln, Eherlich, Miner, Mc- 
Gorry. Referee, Williams. 

Sailing under the colors of the 
Williams Yacht Club Wi'Uiam R 
Wesson, '48> and H. Prescott Wells 
'49, participated in the Interna- 
tional Star Class Championship 
PreUminarles held at the U. S. 
Coast Guard Academy Sunday, 
September 28. The Williama and 
?rinoeton entries, sailing in the 
third division, were eliminated 
luring the second day of racing 
}n the Thames River at New Lon 
Ion, in competition with M. I. T., 
:;ornell and Princeton. 
•Commodore Wesson and Vice 
Commodore Wells, co-skipper- 
ing, raced Stars for the 'first time 
in our opening regatta of the fall 
season. After placing last in three- 
races they came back to win the 
final round robin during which 
Wells was obliged to set their Jib 
by holding it out with the stub 
end of a broken whisker pole 
along the entire two mile reach 
of the second leg of the course. 
Busy Fall Season 
The remainder of the month 
holds a busy schedule for mem- 
bers of the Yacht Club. October 
11 and 12 are the dates for an- 
other regatta at the Coast Guard 
Academy, where twelve college 
teams will compete for the Dan- 
mark Trophy in the Intercollegi- 
ate Twelve Ft. Dingy Regatta. 

The following Saturday, Octo- 
ber 18, the Brown University 
Yacht Club will play host for one 
rf four Freshman Dingy Cham- 
pionship Preliminaries. Williams 
.viU sail against Northeastern Uni- 
•ersity, Amherst, Yale, Rhode Is- 
and and Trinity in preliminary 
'B." This same Saturday a dual 
-egatta is scheduled to be held on 
the Hudson with the U. S. Mlllr 
ary Academy Sailing Club. 
New Race 
Saturday and Sunday, October 
25 and 26, will be another busy 
weekend for Williams sailors, with 
the finals of the freshman Dingy 
Championships being held at M. 
I. T. on the Charles River Basin. 
Perhaps the most spirited race of 
the season will be found in a 
newly scheduled meet. The "Little 
Three" Dingy Championship will 
find Williams, Amherst and Wes- I 
le.van sailing against each other 
on the Connecticut River for the 
first time in a regularly sched- 
uled regatta. 

The last race of the fall season 
will occur on the weekend of No- 
vember 1 and 2, when the Pall 
Open Invitation Regatta should 
find twelve colleges competing for 
the Schelle Trophy at M. I. T. 
Yacht Club Objectives 
Williams College is an old and 
recognized active member of the 
Inter-Collegiate Yacht Racing As- 
sociation, which is composed of 
twenty-four member colleges and 
eighteen associate member col- 
leges. The Williams Club is In- 

Commodore Wesson in action on 
September 28 at the Coast Guard 

Opponents' Scores 
October 4th 

RFI 7. Buffalo 14 
Bowdoln 6, Univ. of Mau. 7 
Trinity 33, Bates 13 
Union IS, Rochester 18 
Wesleyan 19, Worcester Tech.O 
Amhent 13, Coast Ouard 


Turnouts For 
Frosh Sports 
Seem Strong 

^ >s 

Six Teams For Potter 
Booters To Defend 
Little Three Crown 

terested in obtaining new mem- 
bers who are enthusiastic about 
sailing this fall and next spring. 
It wishes to establish an organi- 
zation which is an integral part 
of recognized undergraduate ac- 
tivities, offering close competitive 
association with forty-two col- 
leges of the Eastern seaboard be- 
longing to the I. C. Y. R. A., plui 
a group of co-ed and girls colleges 
which are members of the newly 
formed New England Yacht Rac- 
ing Association. 

Wesson is negotiating with the 
Pontoosuc Sailing Association un- 
der the auspices of the Plttsfleld 
Y. M. C. A. to obtain sailing fa- 
cilities on Lake Pontoosuc, which 
is only a' twenty-five minute 
drive from Williamstown over a 
newly completed highway. It is 
hoped that within a year Wil- 
liams may play host to some of 
the above mentioned colleges. 

Statistics Of The 
Middlebury Game 




AH out-of-town games or for weekend trips 



At Reasonable Rarts 
For 24 Hour Service Call 729 W 

M W 

Yards gained rushing 261 81 

Yards gained passmg 50 17 

First downs ig g 

Passes attempted n 5 

Passes completed 4 1 

Passes Intercepted by 2 

Yards gained on interceptions 


Fumbles 2 « 

All eyes in the freshman class 
are riveted on the eighty-five men 
who reported to Coach Harvey 
Potter for football last week be- 
cause the duration of beanie- 
wearing rests squarely on the 
broad shoulders of these yoiuut 
men. . 

At the^ame time thirty-six soc; 
cer players reported to Coach 
Chaffee to begin their fl|ht for 
another freshman Little Three 

12 Captains Report 
Harvey Potter and line coach 
Bobby Coombs were pleased with 
the size of the squad, both in 
weights and in numbers. The six 
complete lines and backflelds 
have been working out and are 
reported to contain twelve former 
captains and numerous prep 
school stars. 

Harv Potter who "Hopes we'll 
win all our ball games" mentioned 
Bronson Fargo, Skip Dunlap, and 
Bob Oeniesse as promising tackle 
material while Ernie Mlerzejew- 
ski and Mitch Fish seem to look 
good at guard and end. 
Fast Backs 
Doug Johnson, Pete DeUsser 
and Bill Sperry are fighting for 
the all important T-formation 
quarterback slot while Pete Fish- 
er, George Flske and Pete Smythe 
seem to be big and fast back- 
fleld material. 

The soccer squad, which plays 
its first game at Mount Hermon 
on October 18, also seems to have 
some promising material. In an 
eariy scrimmage Rog Dickinson, 
a former Poly prep captain look- 
ed very good at right inside while 
Artie Lade, John Rogers, and 
Dick Manning also stood out. 


American «tudents to sound out 
campus opinio^ on the desirabil, 
ity of forming a National Student 
Organization for the Unite4' 

The conference was held at thi 
University of Chicago, December 
28-30, 1946. Here over 700 stu. 
dents, representing 800,000 stu.; 
dents of 300 colleges and univcr. 
sities, and 20 national student or- 
ganizations, discussed the aims 
and purposes of the proposed NSA 
and Its organizational principles 
and decided to organize . a "Na- 
tional Student Association." Also, 
the Chicago Student Conference 
decided to form a National Con- 
tinuations committee whose duties 
were to raise funds, pubUclze the 
constitutional convention, and 
prepare a draft constitution, as 

a basis for this summers meetlnj,'^ 

The Chicago Student Conference 
elected the officers for the NCC, 
the chairmen of the various geo- 
graphical regions throughout the 
United States, and a staff com- 
mittee of four to prepare material 
for the meeting at Wisconsin. '' 
Many AoUviUes Proposed 
The Wisconsin meeting was a"-' 
great success, and an NSA has 
been set up on a representative 
basis. It is dedicated to developing 
student self-govennhent, securing 
equal educational rights for all 
students, fostering better educa- 
tional standards anid methods, im- 
proving student's welfaie, awaking 
the student to hU responsibUlties, ^ 
to hU nation, and the world, and 
promoting international under- 
standing. An extremely ambitious 
program of activities to implement 
the above has been drawn up, 
which calls for surveys and re- 
commendations designed to get 
the students themselves to take 
more Interest and initiative in 
improving condlUons on their 
own campuses. In their own re- 
(See NSA Page 6) 

Fumbles recovered, 


Average distance 

(from scrimmage) 38.4 43 

Runbacks of punts, 
total distance 
Penalties against 

Yards lost on penalties 

42 75 

2 2 

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Purple Loses Opener To Middlebury In Upset, 19 To 7 

Higgins Tallies 
On 75 Yard 
ftun In First 

Freshman Substitutes, 
Farrell and Forbes, 
Pace Panther Push 

Williams Defense 
Needs Correction 

Uuifield, And Lyons 
Huyt In First Half 

ConUnued from Page 1) 

tliein from being scored on Im- 
mediately. But the close of the 
scoreless third period saw Par- 
lell again driving Irresistibly down 
to the one foot line as the 
Williams defense appeared to 
lose all semblance of organiza- 

Veteran Middlebury back. Cor- 
blsiero, oi«ened the fateful last 
quarter by lunging across with the 
score, and Connors' failure to 
convert, leaving Williams ahead 
7-6, was only temporary balm to 
Purple rooters. One last Williams 
bid for a score stalled out sud- 
denly when reliable CorblSiero. In- 
tercepted Puzak's toss and return- 
ed It to the Middlebury 44. 
Score Three In Last 

From there on out It was Far- 
rell and Forbes all the way. Tlie 
Panthers ripped through to the 
v/illlams 10 where Farrell calmly 
faded back to find Meeker, right 
end. In the end zone with a pass'. 
A blocked try for the extra point 
vas unimportant. 

Stopping WUUams cold at mld- 
fleld after the kick-ofi, Middle- 
bury again drove down to the 
Purple 23 where Farrell once 
more found Meeker with a touch- 
down pass. This time the Middles 
decided not to kick the point after 
touchdown, and Corblslero tobsed 
a short pass to Meeker again to 
make it 19-7. As time ran out and 


Miller Lamb & Hunter 



Played Whole Game 

Pat HlggliM who starred for a 
loslni cause at Middlebury on 

the game ended, Farrell was driv- 
ing for a first down on the Wil- 
liams 19. 

Poor Tackling Hainpers WllUams 
Unless Middlebury backs are 
potential AU-Amerlcans, It looks 
as though the WlUianu squad 
needs lots of tackling practice. 
Throughout the game they show- 
ed flashes of brilliant defensive 
play, but generally they looked 
ineffective. Panther backs drag- 
ged two and three WUUams tack- 
lers at a time for valuable yard- 
age. In the broken field tackling 
Williams was unable to hit clean- 
ly. Once Middlebury got its backs 
In high gear Williams never had 
a real chance to unwrap Its new 
offense. They were too busy be- 
ing on the defense. 

The Williams squad never stop- 
ped trying to pull Itself together 
though. The line fought It out 
doggedly and absorbed a lot of 
punishment. Lyons Injury in the 
second frame seemed to start the 
trouble. He had been playing a 
good defensive game rif ht along. 
From enti to end during the first 
half, the line was holding; but 
once the Middlebury aitack stop- 
ped experimenting and began to 
concentrate, poor tackling by Wil- 
liams showed up badly. 

Some Improvement Over '46 
Backfleld play looked at first to 
be vastly Improved over last year. 
While on the offense, Fuzak, Hlg- 
gins, DuOield and Blanks perr 
formed well. Duffleld's Injury In 
the first quarter was a setback, 
but Whitney, replacing him, did 
a creditable Job. Collins, coming' 

St. Pierre's 


Spring St. Williamstown 

In In the second half, showed pro- 
mise. He pulled a sneak run 
through center for 19 yards in 
the last quarter which was a hon- 
ey. Pat Hlgglns appears to have 
speeded up this year and was 
several times on the verge of 
breaking away but for some lack- 
adaisical blocking. On his sensa^ 
tional touchdown Jaunt the team 
looked tremendous as a unit. He 
had a host of blockers the whole 

First Quarter 

Hlgglns kicked off, Middlebury 
bringing It back to the 35. Pick- 
ing up 9 yards on two plays, Mid- 
dlebury fumbled on the 42 with 
Williams recovering. Hlgglns and 
Duffleld ran the ball to the Mid- 
dle 8. Duffleld was hurt, Whitney 
replacing him. A bad fumble by 
Williams lost 21 yards as Mlddle- 
bufy recovered on the 37. After 
being held there, an exchange of 
punts put Middlebury back to 
their own 20. Ellis' diving catch 
of Corbisiero's pass brought them 
up to the 38 yard line. Hlgglns 
took Ellis' punt on the WUUams 
25 and weaved his way 75 yards 
for a score and converted to make 
it 7-0. It looked like Lyons making 
a great downfield block on the 
run. Farrell took the klckofl on 
his own 10, brought it up to the 35. 
Prom there he and Corblslero car- 
ried it to the Williams 38 as the 
quarter closed. 

Second Quarter 

Forbes of Middlebury made a 
nice punt out of bounds on the 
Williams 6. After picking up a first 
down, WiUlams was penalized 
for offsides and kicked from their 
own 11 to the Middle 45. Middle- 
bury lost 15 yards on a clipping 
penalty, kicked and on the play 
WUUams was offside, moving the 
ball to M 46 for a first down for 
Middlebury. Glancy recovered a 
Middle fumble on the W39 and 
Williams moved up to mldfleld. 
Lyons was hurt and replaced by 
Schelde. A pass by Fuzak was In- 
tercepted by Forbes who return- 
ed it to mldfleld. An exchange of 
punts placed the ball on the M41. 
As the half ended FarreU and Cor- 
blslero ran to the W27. A pass to 
the 8 was nuUlfied by a double 
penalty and the half ended. 

Third Quarter 

Farrell received Hlgglns' kick- 
off on his own 15, ran It back to 
the 34. Prom there he made a 27 
>ard run to the W37, Hlgglns 
making the safety tackle. Middle- 
bury moved down to the W12 and 
uas thrown for a loss of 9 yards 
on two runs. An attempted field 
goal fell short, was run out by 
Hlgglns to the M40. The officials 
caUed It back to the W20, saying 
It had been caught in the end 
zone, was an automatic touch- 
back. After three running plays, 
Hlgglns kicked out to the M42, 
out of bounds. The Williams line 
held and Porbes kicked. It looked 
like a coffin comer kick and Fu- 
zak, trying to run It out, fumbled. 
The ball went into the end zone, 
IHizak making a desperate leap to 
recover and fall across to the one 
foot line to prevent the safety. 

Hlgglns made a great kick out 
to mldfleld, but Middlebury re- 
turned It to the one foot line as 
the quarter ended. 

Fourth Quarter 
Corblslero scored on the first 
play, and as the conversion fell 
short, the score was 7-6. Williams. 
WUUams ran the klckoff to their 
own 38, lost 5 yards as the Middle 
line broke through. Collins of WU- 
Uams made a nice run of 19 yards 
to the M48, picked up two more 
to the 46. Fuzak threw a long pass 
which Corblslero Intercepted on 
his own 26 and returned to the 4?. 
Porbes and ParreU ran the ball 
to the WIO. Farrell passed to 
Meeker In the end zone for a score 
making It 12-7 as"the kick was 
blocked by the Williams line. 
The Middle klckoff was short. 
Cool running it back to the W39. 
Whitney picked up 7 yards. A- 
nother run failed to gain and 
Glancy was hurt and taken out 
of the game. Higgms was thrown 
for an 8 yard loss and Middlebury 
took over on downs. Middlebury 
ran to the W24 and Farrell again 
passed to Meeker in the end zone 
for a score. Corblslero passed to 
Meeker for the extra point and 
Middlebury was ahead, 19-7. Col- 
lins made a nice runback on the 
klckoff to the W32. On the next 
play Shahan of Middlebury re- 
covered a Williams tumble on the 
W23. Forbes drive to the 15 was 
short of first down and WiUlams 
took over. A short pass from Fu- 
zak to Hlgglns was successful 
and Hlgglns picked his way to the 
W32. The next two passes failed 
and Middlebury took possession. 
As the game ended they moved 
to the W19. 


Meeker RE 

Hamre RT 

Monaco RG 

Puksta, Capt. C 

Llndeman LO 

Thompson LT 

Hunt LE 

Shahan QB 

Barquin LH 

Ellis ' BH 

Corblslero FB 

Sec FOOTBALL Page 6 

by Seth BidweU > 

Freshman duties at Middlebury were a Joy for the boys of the 
"blue beanies" last Saturday and the sorrow of WUUams as the boys 
from Vermont rang the college victory bells with reckless abandon. 
As you all know by ngw, Williams opened the season by getting severe- 
ly swacked by the underdog Panthers, and to those of us who experi- 
enced many Saturday afternoons like this last year, it was most dis- 
couraging, to say nothing for the team which has sweated blood for 
"Whoop" Snlvely getting ready for the first encounter. So as a sports- 
writer (so-called) and at heart a grandstand quarterback, it is my 
duty to give out with tny opinion of the why of last Saturday's mis- 

First, It appears that WUliams has a strong starting eleven, and 
then you can drop your voice. It seems that the Ephs Just haven't any 
substitutes (hat can present as formidable a team as the starters, and 
that after pounding their heads for two or three quarters against a 
solid wall such as Middlebury presented, that the starters Just can't 
continue to play like it was the first quarter. 

This is nothing derogatory about either the first or second string. 
There have been very few 60-minute elevens since the famous Iowa 
team of Nile Kinnlch days. We did have two 60-minute men last week- 
end and they both played a terrific game. Captain Gene Murphy play- 
ed the whole game on the line, and Pat Higgins also spent the after- 
noon in the fullback slot. However, to have a team of eleven like that 
is almost an impossibility at a college the size of Williams. f 

So In a case like that the power of a team lies in its depth In everyv 
position, and apparently, we aren't too deep. However, it Is not theJ 
substitutes fault for most of them are sophomores or Juniors, and f<Sr 
most this Is their first year playing college varsity ball. So therein lies 
our difficulty, and some football wise observers say that this Is com- 
plicated because the first string is over-trained in an attempt to make 
them 60-minute men. 

Thus when you come to this stage in an analysis, it is always 
time to attempt to predict the future, like most fool sports-writers are 
prone to do at one time or another. At heart I believe that the team 
has a great potential. However, I will Uiftit this statement by saying 
that a great deal of improveinellt must bejshown, and I am not try- 
ing to hedge because I fimly H^lieve_ui..ahe team's possibilities. The 
coaches know their business, and it is up to them to remedy such mis- 
takes as the line and backfleld over-shifting when the opposition 
shifts to the right or left and then runs a play over the weak side of 
the line. , 




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"A Modem Inn With Netf England Charm" 


European Plan 

Owner Manager 
Frank Thorns '30 

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college bookstore 
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williams newsroom 
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Dinner Reservations 



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Just bring in One suit. Compare the result with liny 
other dry cleaning. You'll really be amazed at/ the 
difference. Your suit will look and feel like new. The 
original feel of the fabric is restored . . . colors look like 
new. And the press lasts mud longer than with or- 
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Miss Osborne 
Quits Library 

Chapin Collection 

Sewed Since 1922 

Williams CoUese recently an- 
nounced the retirement of Lucy 
Eugenia Osborne, custodi&n of the 
Chapin Library of rare books 
since 1922. effective August 15 
Miss Osborne, who has been called 
"one of this country's most com 
petent bibliographers," came to 
Williams in 1914 as assistant in 
the Williams College Library 

Prom 1919 to 1922, she was head 
cataloguer of the college library 
until she was appointed custodian 
of the Chapin Library, a coUec- 
lion of over 12.200 volumes of 
great rarity, the gift of the late 
Alfred Clark Chapin to Williams 
College in 1923. 

Pioneer in Field 

Miss Osborne is among a group 
of distinguished women in the 
United States included in "Ameri 
can Women", a 'Wlio's Who" of 
the feminine world, and in addi- 
tion, is listed in "Who's Who in 
America." In her field, she is a 
pioneer in relating rare books to 
the institution in which they be- 

over a period of years, she has 
arranged^ special exhibitions to 
illustrate cbUege courses, which 
not only fumiSliKl opportunities 
^f viewing rare bboljs but con- 
tributed to undergraduate educa 
tion. Since 1928, except fo^Hhree 
years during the war. she gave"^ 
course in the history of the printed 
book to a selected group of juniors 
and seniors, and for two years, 
conducted a similar coui-se for fac- 
ulty members. 

Among Miss Osborne's great 
contributions to the field of rare 
books is the "Short-Title List" of 
the Chapin Library, which she 
compiled in 193D. In addition to 
her translation of "The Study of 
Incunabula" by Konrad Haebler 
she is the author of numerous ar- 
ticles in the "Colophon" and other 
publications relating to rare books. 

George - - 

ed to bail him out but the DKE's 
were first. So they are the oflftcial 
owners and any messages of con- 
dolence or sympathy should be 
sent to them. 


gions, in their uwn country, and 
in the world. 

Specifically what this means 
for Williams is a chance to com- 
pare our student government and 
student activities with those of 
other colleges. It means we can 
help compile information th&t 
will help high school graduates 
find the college best suited to 
their objectives, and college stu- 
dents find the graduate school 
that gives them what (hey want. 
It will make readily available in- 
formation on foreign student op- 
portunities, and perhaps most 
important, it can lead us to think 
more about our position as stu- 
dents in this society of ours. 


In News 

Lt. Col. Joseph A. Greco, offloer- 
In-charge of the Williams Air 
ROTC unit, and Richard A, 
Newhall, Chairman of the fac- 
ulty, were among 140 delegates 
from 38 educational institutions 
atending the Northeastern ROTC 
Conference at Yale on August 27. 
The educators were told by Gen- 
eral Bres that the War Depart- 
ment is looking to them to pro- 
duce the military leaders of the 
future and that the finished prod- 
uct must be better than ever if 
the nation is to survive. 

Informal musical concerts are 

presented every other week by 
members of the Bennington Col- 
lege faculty. The next concert 
will be held next Wednesday. 

Two Williamstown girls who 
graduated from Pine Cobble 
School are members of the Mid- 
dlebury freshman class. They are 
Phyllis A. Cole of Ide Road and 
Virginia O. Snively of South 

Veterans no longer need to 
make periodic reports of earnings 
the Veterans Administration has 
announced. The new plan, to 
streamline procedures for paying 
subsistence allowances was adopt' 
ed after a survey showed that not 
more than VJl of the veterans in 
college training reported any dif- 
ference between their estimated 
earning and actual income during 
ai'^SQhool year. 

Veterans will estimate their 
earningslor the full period of en- 
rollment whSrKthey register. The 
amount of their slit^istence allow- 
ances will be made on-.these esti- 
mates. ^\ 

Whether a veteran should au- 
thorize the Veterans Administra- 
tion to pay study costs in excess 
of $500 per school year is not a 
decision to be made lightly the 
VA has warned. For every $2.10 
paid over the $500 rate the vet- 
eran is charged with one day's en- 
titlement. Such discharge of each 
day's entitlement allows no ac- 
companying subsistence allow- 
ance, which varies from $2.17 to 
$3 extra for each normal day of 


presidents. 18 were school council 
heads, and 58 were on school 
publications. There were many 
team captains, including 13 in 
football, 10 in basketball, and 5 
in baseball. 

Most Hail from N. Y. 
New York sent the largest dele- 
gatior? 89 men; Massachusetts 
liad 53; Connecticut. 21; Ohio. 
19; New Jersey. 18; Illinois, U; 
Pennsylvania, 11; Michigan, 9; 
Minnesota and Vermont, 5; Maine 
and Maryland, 4; Deleware, Miss- 
ouri. Rhode Island, Washington, 
D. C. and Wisconsin, 3. Colorado, 
Nebraska, New Hampshire, Texas, 
Washington, 2; Arizona, Calif- 
ornia, North Carolina. Virginia, 
Denmark, and Hawaii, 1. 


of the course will include social, 
labor and similar Implications of 
public opinion. 

Two Separate Courses 
The second semester course, 
which can be taken by men irre- 
spective of whether theyi have had 
tlie first course or not, concerns 

Cow Review*- 





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Water Street- 

Telephone 89 

M. Salvatore 

Established 1901 

Agents For .... 






' 1 ■ 

through a cathedral window") and 
awkward childish bit of phrasing. 
Vise cutting and sharpening 
,\ould have greatly improved a 
.oromising story. 

Stephen Sondhcim's "Cocktail 
'arty" is a good example, of bright 
orced. writing about Ihree un- 
lalistic and totally unbelievable 
people. Mr Sondhelm writes good 
descriptive prose and shows a 
marked facility with his pen. but 
his writing becomes lost in his in- 
ept characterizations. 

"Le Cadeau" by Rick Green is 
an adequate treatment of a shop 
worn theme. The author has de- 
pended heavily on a twist finish 
which unfortunately is not strong 
enough or surprising enough to 
justify a piece which has little 
else to offer. 

Harry Earle's Story (This was 
it's only title in the dummy ver- 
sion) is a detailed and fairly con- 
vincing piece of descriptive writ- 
ing about a Williams graduate's 
being interviewed for a job in a 
publishing house in New York. 
The protagonist, who feels that 
his^ Williams A.B. and veteran 
5ti.tus are sufficient inducements 
'0 overcome inexperience and lack 
It qualification. is told some 
harsh facts of life by a realistic 
personnel director. The chief vir- 
'ue of the story is that Mr. Earle 
' contrived to make both the 
lersonnel director and the Wil- 
iams graduate sympathetic, 
.hough it is to be hoped that the 
Williams' man's naive views about 
^e world of commerce are not 

The two editorial features of 
the magazine, are in this review- 
er's opinion, almost completely 
without merit. "Ruminations", 
after extending a not very well 
written welcome to the incoming 
freshmen and urging their coop- 
eration and contributions to the 
Cow. goes on to deal with the 
problem of student's free choice 
o; instructors in courses of many 
sections. It winds up by advocat- 
ing a sort of flrst-come first serve 
policy which would leave few of 
the students any better or worse 
ofl than they are now. It does not 
seem a particularly pressing 
problem at best. 

launches inexplicably into £i fair- 
ly dull and pointless piece about 
life in the Barco-oil fields in Co- 
lumbo. where green newcomers 
are treated to Boa Constrictors, 
done up in orchids, with their 
soup. If this piece is to introduce 
some sort of regular travelogue 
or quaint native customs feature 
in the magazine, some explana- 
tion — or better still — some warn- 
ing — should proceed it. The rest 
of the feature Is devoted to a long 
and painfully unfunny piece a- 
bout George the campus dog. now 
deceased, and at this point the 
Purple Cow drops from High 
School to Eighth Grade stand- 

It would have been pleasant 
and agreeable to give the maga- 
zine and its editors a better send 
oft on its new season. But unfor- 
tunately the only send off this re- 
viewer can honestly recommend 
for the Purple Cow is one which 
will lead it to extinction and make 
way for a fresh literary magazine 
of a calibre worthy of the abili- 
ties which must and do exist on 
the Williams College campus. 

the "vAys In which public opinion 
is manufactured -and manipulat- 
ed through organized elements In 
our society." The political char- 
acter of a variety of pressure 
groups win be investigated, and 
the technique of propoganda will 
be studied, propoganda being the 
most Important factor in the cre- 
ation of public opinion. As in the 
other course case materials will 
be used, and lectures will be used 
only occajjQnly to present a broad 
body of material. 

Summer Conference Held 
The Second International Con- 
ference on Public Opinion Re- 
search was held in Williamstown 
September 2-5 and was attended 
by approximately 250 people pro- 
minent in this field, many from 
foreign countries. The conference, 
with George Gallup, Elmo Roper, 
Claude Robinson and Archibald 
Crossley present, was welcomed 
by President James Phinney Bax- 
ter. III. the keynote address being 
delivered by William Benton. 
Assistant Secretary of State. 

The delegates, representing 
both academic and commercial 
interests, met to exchange ideas 
and to establish ethical stand- 
ards of practice in practical pub- 
lic opinion work. Ethics In opinion 
surveys are highly important, Tru- 
man stated, and fakers can do a 
great disservice in this respect. 


year and sold to both local and 
city liewspapers. Those chosen 
win receive a cut of the profits. 
For full information come to the 
meeting which will be announced 
In the Advisor. 

As many men as possible to turn 
out for the coming Cap and Bells 
production. Light and sound ef- 
fect crews are wanted as well as 
set construction men. The first 
meeting will be held In the Adams 
Memorial Theatre on Wednesday 
night at 7:30. 

A reorganizational meeting will 
be held in the A, M. T. on Thurs- 
day evening at 7.30 for the Wil- 
liams College Band. Old m/!|ibers_ 
as well as all those Interested -6re 
asked to come to this meeting. 
Bring your own instruments If 
possible. This is the 35 piece band 
that plays at all football games. 

All undergraduates Interested 
in the Purple Knights are re- 
quested to come to a meeting to 
be announced shortly. This is the 
dance band that plays at many 
college dances besides having 
several out of town engagements. 

All freshmen and upperclass- 
men who have not yet tried out 
for the College Choir are asked 

School - - - 

the Pine Cobble School permitting 
the two schools to combine ath- 
letic and some creative activities 
at Buxton. . Before the 1948-49 
term opens, it Is expected that a 
boys' dormitory, gymnasium, and 
faculty residences will be com- 

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to do so a meeting In the A. ^'. 
T. on Wednesday afternoon bi ■ 
tween 4 and 6. Glee Club aspii - 
ants cafcattend this meeting f( i 
further "mformation. 

Twenty freshmen to compete 
for Phi Beta Kappa. Must be will- 
ing to give up wine, Benningloii 
and song for four year period. 
Grindstones may be obtained al 
all better classrooms. 




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No. 3 

Williams Grid Eleven Tackles RPI Today 
At Troy In Quest Of Season's First Win 

Soviet Government Expects 
Calamitous U. S. Depression 

Professor Johnson 
Expounds On UN 

Irco Enterprise Not 

(<ure For W. Europe 

by Ed Kuh, '48 

•Present Soviet foreign policy, 
based on the assumption that the 
United States will suffer a cala- 
mitous depression, will continue 
to be aggressive and unaccomo- 
diitinu until the Kremlin Is con- 
vinced that the United States can 
timlntaln a level economic keel 
iiiid ft consistent position In for- 
einn affairs. There Is little hope 
for a friendly settlement on maj- 
or Issues until such a conviction 
is driven home," stated Professor 
Joseph E. Johnson, who was close- 
ly a.ssoclated with the UN Secur- 
ity Council before returning to 
Williams to resume teaching. 

After five years of government 
service with the State Depart- 
ment. Professor Johnson has re- 
turned to the Williams Faculty, 
lie worked on a policy-making 
level of the United Nations Organ- 
ization from Its Inception, as head 
ol a State Department bureau 
dealing with affairs of Interna- 
tional security, specializing In Se- 
curity Council matters. 

Worked Behind Scenes 

Prof. Johnsiqn attended the his- 
toric conferences leading to the 
UN's formation held at Dumbar- 
ton Oaks and San FYanclsco. 
Early 1945 found him In London 
where the Security Council and 
General Assembly first went Into 
operation. He worked long and 
hard behind the scenes as tech- 
nical advisor to ranking United 
States delegates Connally, Dulles, 
and Vandenberg, writing speeches 
and delving for pertinent infor- 

He recalls as an Interesting 
highlight of his career sitting on 
11 UN sub-committee last fall with 
Vlshlnsky. Delegates may, ex- 
See JOHNSON Page 4 

Five Students 
Compete For 
Oxford Study 

College Endorses Them 
As Candidates For 
Rhodes Scholarships 

Five seniors at Williams have 
been endorsed by the college as 
candidates for the elections of 
Rhodes Scholars to be held In 
December of this year, according 
to a statement by Professor R. 
J Allen, local Institutional rep- 
resentative of the Rhodes Schol- 

Those approved are Rhett Aus- 
tell, Joel Carr, Robert Gleckner, 
E W. Spencei" and Oeorge Smith. 
Before qualifying fqr a scholar- 
ship, each candidate Is examined 
by a state and a ' district board, 
the final selections being "sh.- 
nounced about the middle of 

MoClellan at Oxford 

Of the seven candidates en- 
dorsed by the college last year, 
two survived the screening of 
their state committees, and one, 
Bruce MoClellan, was elected by 
'he District committee of New 
England, ^f ig now at Oxford, 
ready to begin the first of the 
Bee RHODES Page 4 

Student Federalists 

To Meet Thursday 

Richard Goodman, '49. has 
announced that there will be 
an organizational meeting of 
the Student Federalists on 
Thursday, October 16, In 3 
Grlffln Hall at 7:30 p.m. at 
which Vincent M. Barnett, 
Associate Professor of Politi- 
cal Science, will speak. The 
Student Federalists are a 
branch of the United World 
Federalists, an organization de- 
voted to the establishment of a 
World Federal Government. 

Key Sponsors 
Benefit Dance 

Prof. Joseph E. Johnson, by Vr.bcl 

Donahue Band 
Signs To Play 

Union Game Slated 
For HP Weekend 

Puri)le Knights To Play 
.After Bowdoin Game 

The music of Sam Donahues 
orchestra, currently recording 
for Capitol, will be featured at 
the Friday night Halloween dance 
of the Glee Club sponsored House- 
party on the week end of the 
Williams-Union football game, 
October 31 - November 2, an- 
nounced Glee Club Piesident 
Hugh HIgbe. '48. last Wednesday. 

A tremendous success at the 
Dartmouth Carnival last year, the 
sixteen-piece band will brinp two 
vocalists to Williams for the 
dance, scheduled to last from 10 
p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday 
in the Gym. which the Glee Club 
plans to decorate on a Halloween 
theme. Called by eastern promo- 
ters the top new band of the 
year. Donahue's organization has 
played on most major networks 
from coast to coast, and Is best 
known for Its Capitol recording 
of "I Never Knew." 

In addition to the Union game 
Saturday afternoon on Weston 
Field, there will be other athle- 
tic contests including the Varsity 
soccer game with Clark Univer- 
sity on Cole Field and the Cross 
country meet, with Union. Sat- 
urday evening the .social units 
win hold forth with their own 

Flying Club Opens 
Fall Activities 

Aeroncas Available 

At Local ,4irport 

Having reopened activities for 
the fall, the Flying Club will hold 
their first meeting early next 
week. Vice President Thomas Ed- 
wards, '50, recently announced. 

The Club Is a member of the 
Associated New England College 
Plying Clubs, and last spring 
won the trophy at the annual 
flying meet sponsored by the 
association. At Falrvlew Airport 
two miles from WllUamstown on 
Route 7, five Aeroncas are a- 
vall&ble to Flying Club members, 
with 8p6oial rates given by the 
airport. ^ . 

Freshmen are'' especially urged 
to attend the first meeting. The 
Club is open, however, to all 
classes and is anxious to expftud 
Its membership. Plying experi- 
ence is unnecessary. The officers 
for the coming year will also be 

Opening the fall social season 
is the football benefit dance Oct- 
ober 18, after the Bowdoin game. 
The dance is sponsored by the 
Purple Key. and will be held In 
Lasell Gymnasium. 

Daniel O. Wheeler, '48, president 
o." the Williams managerial society 
will run the dance which will 
start at 8 p.m. and end at mid- 
night. The Interior of the gym 
will be decorated on a football 
theme. Music will be supplied by 
tlie Williams Purple Knights 
Sextet. The Sextet is composed of 
the same musicians who were 
heard over WMS, the college 
radio .station, last year, and who 
played for the U. C. dance March 

Dance Traditional 

During intermls.sion it is plan- 
ned to .show movies of the thrlU- 
ing 21 - 13 football victory of 
Williams over Amherst on Pratt 
Field in 1946. The dance will be 
similar to the one which was 
such a success the weekend of 
the Trinity game last fall, and 
will be a return to the pre-war 
Williams tradition of holding a 
football dance after the season's 
first home game. 

Tickets will go on sale at Bast- 
lens Jewelry Store next Monday, 
and may possibly be distributed 
through house representatives. 
The tickets will be priced at 
$1.80 per couple and $1.20 for 
stags. It has been suggested that 
the Open House party at Benn- 
ington last night might have 
set forth the opportunity to ob- 
tain a companion for the dance 
after the Bowdoin game. 

290 Join Sixteen Social Unitsl 
In Tuesday Finale To Rushing] 

Fraternities Take 218 
Men In Last Rush 
Until September '48 

Paul R. Van Anda 


When the 290 freshmen and 
returnees joined the sixteen soc- 
ial units last Tuesday evening, 
the first truly post-war rushing 
period came to an end. The REC- 
ORD presents here a list of the 
new afnilates by social units. 

Rush week will not takn place 
again until the fall term of 1948. 

Backs Injured 
At Middlebury 
Pose Problem 

Line At Full Strength 
With Lyons, Glancy 
Due Back In Action 



Robert W. Brooks 
James P. Brown 
Charles G, Carleton 
Theodore G. Congdon 
Thomas Cooper 
Dewey Fagerburg 
Edward A. Fox 
John M. Frankenhelmer 
John B. French 
Robert J. Geniesse 
Jeremiah B. Gillette 
Frank S. Jannotta 
Edward W. Jones 
Crosby B. Perry 
Edward P. Prescott, Jr. 
Bradford M. Purcell 
William S. Rodle 
Howard W. Smith 
Edward A. Szlklas 
John J. Szlklas 
Fred L. Thexton 
Frank J. Tone, III 
William W. Windle 
Charles C. Wright 
Walter E. Ziegenhals 


William H. Campbell, III 
Thomas W. Costlkyan 
George W. PIske, Jr. 
John M. Fraser 
Robert A. Kimbrough, III 
Charles Kolb 
Robert H. Jeffrey, II 
Douglas L. Johnson 
Peyton Mead 
Walter H. Morse 
John F. Raynolds 
William W. St. Clair 
H. M. Baird Voorhls 
Donald W. Whitehead 


Joseph M. Callahan, Jr. 

Peter H. Debevoise 

Hamilton P. Edwards, Jr. 

Robert M. Jordon 

George F. Kellogg 

Keith Martin 

Howard W. Quinby, Jr. 

George W. Selly 

Berry C. Smith 



Frank R. Bailey 
Gordon R. Hall 
Charles W. Halleck 
William H. Holllster 
George V. D. Button, Jr. 
Michael Luther 
Martin P. Luthy, Jr. 
James B. Lynch 
Gilbert Mason 
Ronald B. Moir 
Charles E. Pusey, Jr, 
Bradford N. Pusey 
Henry C. Rogers 
Howard SchoW 

Williams Couple Experiences 
Many Thrilling Adventures 
During Alaskan Honey moon 


By Frank P. Reiche 

Bennington has been the be- 
ginning of many a thrilling ex- 
perience for Williams men. This 
longtime belief has been further 
substantiated by Wallace Barnes, 
'49, who recently returned to col- 
lege after an exciting Alaskan 
tour which resulted from a harm- 
less journey to the friendly Ver- 
mont rendezvous. 

When Wally returned to school 
last year he met Audrey Kent, 
then a student at Bennington. 
Within eight months they were 
married and spent their honey- 
moon on a trip to Alaska via the 
Alcan highway. 

Following the wedding on June 
14 Wally and Audrey started out 
on their 12,000 mile Journey in 
a""M,46 club coupe.' Having heard 
numerous stales of the niggedness 
of the Alcan highway, they equip- 

ped themselves with much auto 
repair material and camping art- 

They traveled leisurely to the 
Canadian border and then wound 
their way through Edmonton to 
Dawson Creek, the starting point 
of the famous road. There the 
Mountles stopped them since 
pleasure travel is forbidden due 
to shortages. Wally was prepared 
for them, however and after show- 
ing them his equipment and 
dreaming up a few plausible 
reasons, he and his wife continued 
on their way. 

The uneven surface of the road 
tore their tires to shreds and 
almost exhausted their supply of 
six spares. And they experienced 
inflation at first hand; gasoline 
cost slxty-flve cents a gallon. 
They supplemented their food 
supplies with freshly caught fish. 
See BARNES Page 4 

Send W Premiums 
To Home W Office 

Veterans whose permanent 
residences are outside of New 
England but who are. attending 
school here are urged to send 
their National Service I ite In- 
surance premium payments to 
the Veterans Administration 
Branch Office having Jurisdic- 
tion over the areas in which 
their homes are located, ac- 
cording to the Veterans Ad- 

The veteran, however, is giv- 
en the alternative choice of 
having the Veterans Adminis- 
tration bill him at his school 

I Snively DrillsTeam 

In Tackling, Passes 

i RPI .\ppears Strong 

Despite Defeat, Tie 

This afternoon the Williams 
football team will journey to near- 
by Troy to scrap with a fighting 
RPI Engineer eleven. Although 
the Engineer's record Is far from 
o\'erly Impressive, observers and 
sportswrlters alike say that RPI 
has a team that in fight, at any 
rate, ranks with the best. 

Of the two games thus far, 
Rensselaer has lost one and tied 
one. But the story of the tie is 
the story of victory. In their op- 
ener with Coast Guard Academy, 
the Engineers found themselves 
on the short end of a 19-6 count, 
going Into the fourth quarter. The 
Coast Guardsmen had capitalized 
on a pass Interception and 95 
yard runback. and a fumble by 
RPI In the Engineer's own ter- 
ritory, to forge their way Into a 
two-touchdown lead. 
^ Two Touchdown Drives 

The Engineers, however, refused 
to be licked, driving for 90 and 
55 yard marches, paydirt, and a 
tie, beaten only by their inability 
to make those all-important, points 
after touchdown. The score of the 
game, moreover, was one quite 
different from that found In the 
statistics. RPI had 15 first downs 
to Coast Guard's five, 295 yards 
rushing to Coast Guard's 86. And 
the Engineers were threatening 
for another touchdown at 'the final 

That RPI should boast such a 
See FOOTBALL Page 3 

AMT Will Produce 

"Alice In Wonderland'' 

New Version Presents 
Pat Lamson In Lead 

Lewis Carroll's "Alice In Won- 
derland " will be presented on the 
evening of October 24th in Adams 
Memorial Theatre, with Michael 
Casey, AMT assistant, doing the 
directing. A new adaption of the 
book has been prepared by Peggy 
Lamson, wife of Associate Prof- 
essor Roy Lamson. The production 
Is sponsored by the Women's Fac- 
ulty Club, and Patricia Lamson 
has been cast in the leading role 
of Alice. 

Martin Ballyn '48, is composing 
special music for the production, 
and Molly Gordon is in charge of 
costumes. Russell 'vyheeler has 
completed designs for the back- 
drops and Alice Stephens, Mary 
Fox, Edgar Noyes, John Hopkins, 
Theodore Lohrke '50, Peter Cand- 
ler '49, and Burton M, Sapiro '48, 
are assisting in various capacities. 

The production is a benefit for 
the Wlllla(nstown High Ekihool 
Music Fund. 

IRC Sponsors 
Discussion On 
Marshall Plan 

Roll, Johnson, Despres, 
Schuman To Speak 
On European Relief 

"The Marshall Plan" will be the 
siibject of a round table discuss- 
ion to be presented by the Inter- 
national Relations Club Tuesday, 
October 14. Robert A. Rupen,'48, 
president of the IRC announced 
that Professor Joseph E. Johnson, 
Professor Frederick L. Schuman, 
Mr. Eric Roll and Professor Emile 
Despres would take part in the 
discussion to be held in Jesup 
Auditorium at 8 p.m. 

Professor Johnson, recently re- 
turned to the Williams College 
faculty In the History Department 
was formerly at work with the 
State Department in Washington. 
Mr. Schuman, Woodrow \ViIson 
Professor of Government, will be 
making his first college appear- 
ance in any discussion group since 
his serious automobile accident 
last June. 

Workinc on Marshall Plan 

A member or the British Min- 
istry of Pood, Mr. Roll attended 
the Paris Conference on Euro- 
pean Cooperation, and Is now In 
Washington with the British Dele- 
gation working out details of ttie 
MarshaU Plan ^, 


f tr« Miili^tti J^^j^etfth^ 

North Adam>, MossdehuMtts Wllllamjtown, MossachuMtts 

"Entered as second-class matter November 27, 1944, at the post oHIce at 
North Adams, Massachusetts, under the Act of March 3, 1 879." Printed by 
Miller, Lamb and Hunter, Inc., North Adams, Massachusetts. Published 
Wednesday and Saturday during the college year. Subscription price $5.00 
per year. Record Office, Jesup Holl,, Willlomstown, Tel ephone 72. 


J. DAVID MAIER, '48 '.; Editor-in-Chief 

R. RHETT AUSTELL, JR., '48 Managing Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 Sports Editor 

ROBERT A. RUPEN, '48 News Editor 

JOSIAH T. S. HORTON. '48 Senior Associate Editor 

BEN B. FOSTER, II, '48 ■ Office Manager 


Briggs Bough, '48 H. Russell Piatt, '48 ,/ - 

Charles R. Fetter, '48 John H. Schofer, '48 

James C. Forsyth, II, '48 Peter M. Thexton, '48 

C. Hugh Klensch, '48 


Williom R. Barney, Jr., '49 Russell 8. Frost, '49 

Seth M. Bidwell, '49. Edwin Kuh, '49 

Jerry J. Cole, '49 J. Edward Pawlick, 49 

Joseph F. Dorsey, '49 


S F Bloschke, '50 E. V. Gouinlock, '50 W. P: Stern, '50 

K V X. Delony, '50 R. J. Heuer, Jr., '50 P. W. Stites, '49 

W V M Fowcett, Jr., '50 H. D, Mohring, '50 R. S. Taylor, '49 

R Fowie, '50 D. T. Rooch, '50 C. E. Utiey, '49 

J B Gibson, '50 S. Robinowitz, '50 H. Von Home, 50 

J. G. Golding, '50 J. B. Shepardson, '50 N. S. Wood, '50 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer ^ Arthur F Dodd, ;48 

Acting Advertising Manager ^'''"°'^ \-: Stockhouse, 50 

Circulation Manager Dudley M. Irwm, 50 

Assistant Circulation Manager Oren T. Pollock, •^v 


P C Graney '49 T. H. Lichtenfels, '50 B. M. Sapiro, 48 

R. p! Klopman, '49 M. J. Murray, '50 A. R. Shay, '50 

R A LeCount, '49 J. S. Prescott, '50 R. B. Stallworth, 48 

J. M. Reid, '49 


Photographic Editor Howard N Wedelstaedt, '50 

Art Editor Sheldon N R'P ey, . 48 

Cortoonist Bernord J. Felch, 48 

VOL. LXI OCTOBER 11, 1947 No. 3 

Mints And Water • 

Before the problems of rushing have been dropped for an- 
other year, we would like to suggest that the Rushing Agr<;ement 
be altered to prevent a recurrence or possibly a further develop- 
ment of the recent process of stretching the rules concerning re- 
freshments and entertainment during the preferential and sub- 
preferential periods. 

To our knowledge nothing was illegal, as far as "dirty" rushing 
is concerned. But to equalize the conditions of rushing, and to pro- 
tect all the social units from a war to see who can spend the most 
money for "light snacks," we propose that the Rushing Agreement 
be. changed to read that: "The social units, during all periods of 
rushing, may serve only water, mints, and cigarettes." 

This change in the rules will mean that there wall be no return 
to the pre-war rushing custom of dinner dates, thus ebminating 
the chance of an even greater financial "war" over filet mignon and 
champagne. Social units will be judged more on the basis of the 
members, and less on the basis of steak sandwiches. 

Towards A "Live" Tradition 

Other than being the seat of dreaded compulsion, The Tliomp- 
son Memorial Chapel has another claim to fame. It is supposed to 
be the final resting place of a Williams tradition. On June 20, 
1920, with great pomp and circumstance, a handful of sand from 
Lake George, labelled "Colonel Ephriam Williams, the Revered 
Founder of Our Institution," was transplanted to the rock}' soil of 
the.ghapel sub-basement. 

The Colonel as a tradition has his advantages. Ovur founder 
was a famous man. He opened up the territory by his many ex- 
peditions into what was then dangerous country. HeTisked his life 
innumerable times to make the Berkshire Valley safe from the In- 
dians, arid finally he lost his life in the service of his country at the 
Battle of Ticonderoga. Not even Lord JeEory Amherst could boast 
a more commendable record. But then, as a tradition, Ephriam 
Williams has his disadvantages. - 

Vacillating Boodle 

Our founder, from what history has to say, must have been 
either a vain or a selfish man in one respect. He insisted that the 
community which accepted his boodle for the foundation of a free 
school (Williams was once intended to be a free school) take his 
name. Because of the hesitance of the Spring Street merchants of 
the time to accept his conditions, the Colonel was for a time con- 
sidermg the community which is now knovra as Amherst, This is 
an obvious, black mark against him as a Williams tradition. 

The Colonel also had no drag with the alumni. Unfortunately 
very few alumni ever got to know Ephriam Williams very well. 
This is another weak point in his career. Old Eph had the grave 
misfortune to be mterred in an utimarked grave. It is, or at least 
was until June 20, 1920, disturbing to have a founder who could 
not be located. After due consideration of the pros and cons, it may 
be assumed that our founder is not a complete enough Williams 
Tradition to entirely monopolize his present resting place. 

We therefor propose that our chapel also house a more "alive" 
tradition— George, the campus ex-mascot. As Colonel Eph had his 
sword, our mongrel had his tennis ball; our founder chased the In- 
dians, George chased autos. And what alumnus from the classes of 
1946-50 will ever forget him Always a loyal Williams rooter, 
George once bit an Amherst policeman who threw whitewash at 
him. Doesn't he still rate his place at the feet of our founder. And 
winter is coming; it is' getting cold outside. Soon the ground will 
be frozen. . , 

^ by Joil>h T. 8. Horton 

Alter straining my eyes and my sides reading Peggy "A-Suocess- 
ful-Author-In-Her-Own-Rlght" Lamson's scathtagly unbiased review 
ol this month's Issue of the other campus publication, It flashed 
through the duller recesses of my mind that I was a very lucky kid. 
"Joe," I said, "don't let anyone tell you that you aren't a lucky kfd." 
The reason for my boundless Joy was that I had written nothmg which 
was printed in the above-mentioned Issue of thePURPLE COW. 

Last year, you know, I received the Agnes P. Sorobney Prtee lor 
"that article, appearing In a student pubUqatlon, which receives the 
most violent faculty criticism." The prize was a hammer with which one 
might break one's typewriter when one gets that Irrepressible urge to 
pour out an outpouring of the sort of stuff I pour out. Unfortunately, 
I sold the hammer and bought a new ribbon for my typewriter, and 
'here I am as big as life (slightly larger— m fact— than last term) all 
ready to delight critics with mJ Inept and highly unrefined trash, y-' 
Critics Breathe ^/ 

Once again, that uhfortunate creature forced to write a review of 
the PITRPLE COW will be able to breathe easier. Horton's writings are 
welcomed if for no other reason than they provide balpi for the con- 
sciences of critics. When It becomes a little difficult for a reviewer of 
the COW to uphold the 'Pan-Hell-Out-of-The-COW" policy of the 
department, then he may — with no trembling sense of unfaithfulness 
to his readers — give his true opinion of IJorton. And when the opinion 
is put m printable condition, he may sleep with no more thati a minor 
tremor of conscience. 

At any rate, since we had a successful author offer her very own 
pan of the COW, let's see what an imsuccessful author might say. The 
advantage of bemg imsuccessful and not havmg any connectloii with 
the English Department Is that one has no reputation to uphold and no 
feeling of the necessity for consistency. 

Josie iHorton Pans Hell Out Of COW 

"Needs More Bull," Says 

Unsuccessful Author 

by Josle Horton 

It is my unpleasant duty to be able to kick In the udder the first 
issue of the PTmPLE COW. Boy, was THIS an issue. Talk about a calf 
with two heads — this product of the labor pains of the COW would be 
of more service to all concerned — includmg those ImbeclUc nmnles who 
run it — if it had been mercifully smothered at the moment of Its birth. 
But instead it plods about the campus mournfully lowing from one 
head and mooing with carefree abandon from the other. It moves un- 
steadily in any direction; its two heads do not permit logical advance- 
ment in the direction of either serious writing or funny stuff. 


The best story of the issue is "The Constant Lymph" by Terwllllger 
Traphagen. Such depth of feeling! Such richness of prose I I quote a 
typical line: "John's eyes lighted like sixty-watt light bulbs when he 
saw how terrific Mary looked In her new bathing suit. She really looked 

Traphagen TerrtOc 

Terwilllger Traphagen really crosses a mean T and dots a mean I. 
What the COW needs Is more writers like this. His prose Is so prosaic. 
And what is more, he studied English Corrective Composition for two 
years under none other than. 

Then there is a story by Oswego Carp called "The Tempestuous 
Teapot." The subject matter is a little difficult to be grasped by minds 
on the college level. It concerns a boy who is in love with a girl wno has 
money. And the boy's father doesn't want them to get married and 
neither does the girl's mother. So they don't and they all live happily 
ever after — especially the boy's father and the girl's mother who get 
married after they take care of their respective spouses and collect 
double indemnity by pushing them underneath a bakery truck. It's all 
really quite fascinating. And part of its true greatness lies in the fact 
that genius Carp has made each character LIVE. The l)oy sounds like 
a boy, and the girl sounds like a girl, and so on all the way down the 

Poets Cornered 

The best poetry in the magazine is two selections from a book to 
be published in the near future — "The Hole to Your Head" by Sean 
Hlgginbotham. Such delicacy of rime and intensity of meter have sel- 
dom if ever been read on this or any other campus. The author is a 
real bricklayer of a poet — If I've ever seen a bricklayer. In all fairness, 
I must admit that the verse Is fairly obscure. Notes by the author 
failed to explam many ol the Images and allusions. May I quot,e a line 
or two? Thank you. 

"Oh fairest love of all my loves. 
You suit me like a pair of gloves.. 
Come December, June, or May 
I'll pay you if you'll go away." 

Of course, one must not expect from a mere college poet the lyric 
beauty found in the pages of "The Saturday Evening Post." But in 
these lines, Sean Hlgginbotham may well find the ladder to a success 
gained thus far only by such great bards as Edgar Quest. 

As ifar as I'm concerned, the three articles mentioned above are 
the only ones worth paying any attention to. There really isn't an- 
other good thing In the whole lousy magazine. The prose is too 
damned prosaic, and vice versa. I did my criticism from a paste-up 
dummy, and somehow all the pages seemed to get stuck together, 
which didn't help much, and now my fingers are sticking to the keys 
of this lousy typewriter, and the ribbon doesn't seem to go anywhere 
when I push the hlckey, and — oh hell, I give up. 
Beef About Cow 

Listen, Just take my word for it, there's nothing else good in the 
COW. I've told you how good the things are which were written by the 
people whom I know, and I haven't gotten the word on the others yet, 
besides I can't think of anything really cleverly nasty to' say, and I'm 
sure you don't want to read Just a straight criticism. 

All you have to remember Is that the COW smells. Now, I have 
nothing against those dopes who ufxi it, and it's for their own good that 
I recommend that they scrap the whole idea at once. If not, I recom- 
mend that a warning be issued well in advance of each Issue, so that I, 
and bthers with sensitive stomachs, may stay well away from our re- 
spective newsstands. I hate the COW, damnlt! 

Well, that's the way it goes. ApparenUy the bnly good' thing the 
COW does is to provide fun for critics and reviewers writing in the 
RECORD. And they certainly have fun! Maybe someday, we'll have 
two criticisms— that written by the critic and, printed to a small para- 
graph beside It, the constructive criUclsm glganed from among the 
bushels of slde-straliUng remarks which are often thrown together In 
a piece of literature much more wslly critlcteed to Itself than that 
which Is criticized thereto. And who can tell— maybe someday the 
criticized will be the critics, add then watch the shoe change feet with 
a *peed like unto a lightning bolt! I ahould know. 

New Affiliates 

Charles L. Smythe, Jr. 
Daniel Spaeth 
Earle F. Spenoer, Jr. ^ 
Arthur B. Symons, JiC 
John O. Thomson 
Arthur B. Treman, Jr. 
Scott P. Warner 
Donald Wyman, Jr. 


Brandon J. Farrtogton 
Eugeije F. Foley, Jr. 
'Hitfodore Oakley Lohrke 
ioha Samuel McCombe 
Wm. Albert McGregor, Jr. 
George Muller 
Robert M. Olsson . . 
Prank P, Relche 
William M. Reynolds 
Bayard A. Stockton 
Dean K. Webster, in 
Donald F. Vogel 
John R. Walthour, Jr. 
John Richard Zebryk 


William A. Anderson 
Donald S. Chapman 
Allen O. Clarke, Jr. 
Peter DeUsser 
John K. Greer 
Robert Hunt 
Wallace V. Mann, Jr. 
John B. Snyder 
Andi;ew C. Wetmore 
Frederick W. Whaley 


Joseph E. Dewey 
James Louis Irish 
William A. E. Leltzlnger, Jr. 
Richard B. Maiming 
Ward L. Mauck 
Clyde E. Maxwell, HI 
Harold E. Poel, Jr. 
O. Frederick Zeller, Jr. 


James S. Conway 

William H. Everett , - 

Patrick G. Graham 

Donald P. Gregg 

Charles R. Hoffer 

Donald F. LeSage 

Milford D. Lester 

John W. MacNell 

Norris J. McNemey 

Cyrus W. Merrell, Jr. - 

Jonathan T. O'Herron 

Patrick 8. Parker 

James J. Porter 

Eric J. Showers 


William Angevtoe 
Merrill Behre 
Robert H. Cremto 
Thomas A. Edwards 
Donald C. Gregory 
Kenneth M. Hamilton 
Ira A. Hawkins, HI 
Joseph S. Howard 
David W. Jackson 
William D. Ptakham, Jr. 
Mercer P. Russell 
lohn P. Seaman 
William E. Sperry 
William P. Sutherland, 11 
Edward C. Thys 
John R. Walters 


Robert L. Bergen, Jr. 
David O. Bevter 
George H. Dorion 
John Olore 
Jack W. Hardman 
Richard M. Hayman 
David E. Helmle 
Theodore W. Helprln 
Robert R. Larson 
Ernest K. Lehmanu 
Albert P. McLean, Jr. 
Phillip K. 

Walter B, Pratt 
Henry E. Reed 
Sidney A. Stewatt, Jr. 
John A. Wartl^ 



George P. Cherry 
Joseph A. Como 
James E. Crosby, Jr. % 
Robert L. Huston " 

WlUlam O. Hyland 
BenJanUn 8. Jaflray 
Peter B. Kent 
Thomas D. Kent 
Arthur H. Lambom, m 
Richard C. Llpplncott 
Edson B. Moody 
Huburt S. Poole, n 
David L. Wheeler 
David S. Wilcox 



Clifton N. Bradley, Jr. 
Richard A. Chlnman 
William W. Dunlap 
Richard W. Hasttogs * 
Thomas R. Hendee 
Leonard Jacob, Jr. 
Per A. Madsen 
Ernest J. Mierzejewskl 
Gordon T. Schofleld 
Everett J. Smith 
Lawrence B. Woolson 


Berkeley C. Bidgood 

Edward R. Chllds, Jr. 

Nicholas Danforth, Jr. 

Warner B. Day, Jr. 

Bronson Fargo 

MltcheU Fish 

Harris B. Fisher, in 

Frederick R. Loney, Jr. 

Harry McDanlel 
Gordon McWUllams 
FFSaer M. Moffat, m 
Carlos E. Munger 
Dwlght Rockwell, Jr. 
Paul E. Shorb, Jr. 
William D. Snare 
A. Barr Snlvely, HI 
John L. Spang 


Garrard Beimett 
Charles Brock 
Malcolm Dunn, Jr. 
Clifton M. Foss, Jr. 
Burton H. Hall 
lewis C. Host, 'm 
Dalrd E. Jeffery, Jr. 
Ernest N. May, Jr. 
Ben B. Newmark 
William K. Paton, Jr. 

John Shepherd " 

Richard V. D. Wallace 
John Warren 



John E. Cremeans 
Edward P. Curtis, Jr. 
Stewart Dalrymple /'"^ 

David R. Fall, Jn 
Theodore M. Garver 
James A. D. Geler. 
Charles W. Hartel ' - 
John L. Homor. m 
John H. Humpstone, Jr. 
John 8. Lund 
James B. McClements, m 
Richard Meryman 
Charles 8. Parker < ! 

Edward C. Stebbins 


Richmond Allen 

Carl J. Austrian, Jr. 

Paul F. Avery, Jr. 

Roy A. Axlord 

Thomas P. Beat > | 

James B. May 

Joseph P. McElroy, Jr. ' 

Arnold J. ftUdwood, Jr. 



Harriers Open '47 Season; Booters Oppose Mass. State 

Football - - - 

^eftin Is "o' »urprUinB, coiwlder- 
4ng their, sauad. All but one mwi 
on their first two teams played 
last year, and he played In 1041. 
There arei eighteen l^ttermen, 
which, with several other men, 
make the squad two deep In every 
position. In fact, the Bhglneers 
are said to have two lines of equal 
strength, averaging about 19B lbs. 
Buffalo Topped BPf^' 

These statistics sound fairly Im- 
pressive. Yet last Saturday the 
University of Buffalo toppled the 
Engineers, 14-7. Prom all reports, 
it was once again the Indomitable 
spirit of the RPI eleven which 
enabled it to stay In the ball game, 
within one touchdown distance of 
Buffalo. This ■ fighting ball club 
could easily give the Ephmen a 
real tussle this afternoon. 

Here in the Piurple camp, Coach 
"Whoop" Snlvely has been busy 
correcting the mistakes of the 
so-dissppolntlng Midcilebury up- 
set last Saturday. One of the weak- 
est departments' in the game, 
si. own especially In the movies, was 
the Ephmen's tackling. Snlvely 
hus seen that tackling gets its full 
share of attention this past week. 
He has also seen that his passers 
and receivers get plenty of prac- 
tice for an aerial attack to go 
with the rapidly improving ground 

Purple Team Eager 

The Ephmen are eager to get 
back that 6-0 setback of last year. 
Those who saw it will remember 
that a Purple touchdown was cal- 
led back on a penalty. This year's 
eleven would like to play a good 
brand of ball so that one penalty 
could spell the diflerence between 
\ictory and defeat. In the twenty- 
three contests with RPI. in a ser- 
ies that started in 1882, Williams 
has dropped only two, tied two. 
The last two games with them, in 
1046 and 1932, both ended in de- 
feats for the Ephmen. They want 
to make Saturday's game victory 
numtwr Twenty. 

The eleven men who will start 
this afternoon should comprise 
much the jume lineup as started 
last week. Jim Lyons, although 
injured in the second period last 
Saturday, will be back at center. 
Captain Oene Murphy, who played 
sixty minutes at Middlebury. and 
"Prog" Salmon are at guard. John 
Glancy, also Injured Saturday 
will be all right, and will start 
at tackle along with Hank Lukas. 
The end slots are imdetermlned, 
but Bud Cool, Frank Todd or Oene 
Detmer might be in there. 
Baokfleld Qneetion Mark 

Vic Fuzak, at quarterback, and 
Pat Hlggln?, at fullback, are two 
probable starters in the baokfleld. 
Elsewhere it is not so certain. 
Bill Blanks is nursing along a leg 
Injury, while "Stu" Duffleld still 
has that rib Injury contacted in 
the early minutes of play at Mid- 
dlebury. Dick Whitney might get 
.n starting halfback post, and so 
might sophomore Boy Collins. 
Coaches Snlvely and Burnett have 
been experimenting with both 
Oene Detmer and Prank Todd in 
the backfleld, and "Sandy" Orr 
should be ready by this afternoon. 
The. backfleld remains a question 

Soccer Squad 
Prepares For 
Second Game 

Chainplain Game Shows 
-. SUoEig Forward Line 

Teamwork Stressed 


In^ EvVy Play 

Larry Smith Returns 
To Center Forward 

Coach Ed Bullock's soccer 
eleven takes on the evei rough 
University of Massachusetts out- 
fit this afternoon, and rumor has 
it that the opposition is nothing 
to write home about but never- 
the less, it promUes to be a sdrappy 
outfit. Larry Smith, last year's 
center forward reported back this 
week for Williams, and in all prob- 
ability will be inserted in his old 
position to bolster the Eph team 
acainst any possible up-f^et. 

Throughout this week "Uncle 
Ed" has been putting the team 
through rigorous scrimmages try- 
ing to iron out the faults display- 
ed in the last week's Champlain 
encounter. One of the more not- 
iceable defects was the lack of 
accurate passing and able ball 
handling. The probable starting 
line-up has been playing together 
In an effort to achieve this all 
important teamwork and co-ordi- 
nation necessary for a successful 

Forward Line Looks Good 

The Champlain game demon- 
strated the power and punch of 
the forward line while the Eph 
fullbacks held off the opponents 
from any serious threat. "Red' 
Townsend is missed in the half- 
back line but Bullock has able 
substitutions from the 1946 Fresh- 
man team in Art Bohner and 
Roland Palmedo who promLse to 
be regulars on future Purple 

Reports from Amherst tell of 
an excellent goalie and two strong 
full-backs, but as each day of 
practice is concluded in the Wil- 
liams camp, the outlook for both 
the coming University of Mass- 
achusetts game and the entire 
season grow brighter dally. 

Old J. H. ( Jesup wall loai' is) was rocumg ua ics neeis last Bun- 
day, and gathered around the outside were many of the old-timers 
waiting for the final collapse of the venerable relic of the days of 
Eph himself. However, upon investigation, the noise and stuff that 
was giving forth from old J. H. was the indoctrination of the class of 
'51 with numerous Williams yells, and Jesup is still standing. 

Being unable to think of any moral which might arise from the 
fact that Jesup is still standing, we turn to the spirit of the newly- 
baptized freshmen. To the ntmibers who have been counting the falling 
sands around here before, these highly spirited lads are a great ad- 
dition. Last year, the football games, or other so-called athletic con- 
lests were poorly attended, and when they were attended the spirit 
demonstrated- by all apparently interested spectators was sadly Wk- 
Ing in any demonstrative out-bursts, and yoiu' commentator on this 
situation was no dlffereivt than anyone else. However, my case is not 
exceptional, but mferely tySical. r 

Thus we arrive at ttie point bf -this so far pointless article. One of 
the most important additions that ttie class of '51 can give to Williams 
is a shot in the arm of what is at various times derogatively called the 
old college try." Although this sounds ridiculous to many people, it 
s one of the things that makes a college an integrated student body, 
and it also makes for a good time had by one and all. 

Ooing down to Weston Field on Saturday afternoon, and wrapping 
up in a blanket with your favorite girl, and sometimes not your favorite 
but merely a girl, and cheering the team on, is part of your education 
at Williams. However, you can readily notice that there is something 
wrong when everybody sits there Jlke a bump on a pickl» with that 
bored attitude of the party-boy waiting for the five o'clock blast to 

This Saturday the football team travels to Troy to take on the En- 
gineers of RPI. Now to all intents and purposes. Troy, the shirt city, is 
practically only a hop and a small Jump to BiUsville, and now that the 
freshman can talk to the upper classmen, and dirty rushing is a thing 
of the past, it is time for the Inspired frosh to hit the road and back 
the team with all that spirit that rocked "good old J. H." Just as a re- 
minder for those who may have forgotten, and to those who haven't 
received the word, we have plenty of room for the goal posts when we 
win Saturday. 


Bowdoin vs. Amherst Away 

Trinity vs. Middlebury Home 

Union vs. University of Ver- 
mont Home 

Wesleyan vs. University of Con- 
necticut Away 

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Race For Fall 
Golf Title On 

Cole, M^irchese Ahead 
In Qualifying Round 

Williams' golf coach Dick Bax- 
ter has announced that those who 
wish to qualify for the 25th ann- 
ual fall championship must com- 
plete thirty-six holes by Sunday 
night. The low eight will comprise 
the championship flight, with the 
possibility that there will be a 
second division of the same num- 

A new champion is sure to be 
crowned because Pete Griggs, last 
year's wlrmer has not returned to 
school. But from Pete's home club 
in Bridgeport, Conn, comes Bill 
Rodie who capitained the golf team 
at Hill School last year. Other 
freshmen expected to make a bid 
for Griggs' vacated spot are the 
Sziklas twins Ed and John from 
Roxbury Latin In Boston. 

Bucky Marchese who lost to 
Giggs in last year's finals will be 
a strong contender. This summer 
Bucky shot some fine golf, going 
to the finals of the Massachusetts 
State Junior, and the semi-finals 
of the New England Junior., 

Last Spring's college tourna- 
ment winner Dick Wells will at- 
tempt to qualify as will Jerry 
Cole, a member of the golf team 
for the last two years. 

Among- the others trying out at 
Tacpnlc Golf Club this week will 
be Larry Witten, Dick Heuer, 
Corky MacLeod, Bill Burke, Doug 
Coleman, Bill Kaufman, and Seth 

As this article goes to press a 
few scores have been turned in so 
far. Jerry Cole's 162 leads, with 
Bucky Marchese close behind at 
163. Leading the eighteen hole 
cards were Dick Wells and Larry 
Witten, both with 81. It appears 
that because of the difficult play- 
ing conditions that prevail around 
Williamstown at this time of year, 
that the scores of the qualifiers 
will be higher than the normal 
swats required to go around the 

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With only one week bf practice 
under their belts and with last 
year's star. Herb Chisholm, out of 
running with a game leg, the Wil- 
liams harriers will meet with RPI 
today in their first encounter of 
the season. 

The meet will be moie of a 
practice session ihan anything 
else for viitk Chisholm laid up 
and such a short time in which to 
prepare for the tilt, the Purple 
thln-clads will be nowhere near 
full strength, while the BPI team 
has been going oi'er the courses 
for several weeks. With the results 
of the coming meet, however. 
Coach Tony Plansky will be able 
to estimate how rapidly his squad, 
last year's Little JThree champions,, 
are progressing, and the difficulty 
they will have when they run 
arainst Verni.ont on OcWber 25. 

It is still too early to know the 
Williams line-up for the opener, 
but it's certain that Kevin De- 
laney and Paul Cook of the 1916 
team and Bill Kelton, undefeated 
as a yearling will head the list. 
Other probable starters of the sev- 
en man contingent will be Bill 
Barney, last spring's dashman and 
Lehman cup winner, numeral 
winner Ernie May, and Phil Col- 
lins who has shown great im- 
provement at this early date Pete 
Sylvester is almost certain to 
compete to round out the Purple 

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eleven on a tour to the University 
of Vermont next week-end. 



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Robert Field 
Lectures Hcjre 
November 5th 

Former Disney Artist 
'To Discuss Animated 
At Jesup 

Robert D. Field, former Disney 
artist and writer, will be this 
year's first Lecture Committee 

; speaker, Paul R. Barstow, '48, 
Lecture Committee Chairman, has 
announced. Mr. Field, co-spon- 
sored by the Fine Arts Depart- 
ment, will talk Wednesday, No- 
vember 5, on "Disney and the 
Animated Cartoon as a 20th Cen- 
tury Art." 

Also announced were four oth- 
er dates In the partial schedule 
compiled for this year. All lectures 
will be held in Jessup Hall at 
eight o'clock in the evening. 

Kermit Roosevelt, Near East 
expert and free-lance author, who 
has an article in this month's 
"Harper's" on Egypt, wilt speak 
here December ^ on th3 topic 
"The. Arabs Live There Too,'' co- 
sponsored by the International 
Relations Club. 

On January 22 Bernard DeVo 
to, well-known novelist and his 
torian, author of "The Year of 

^D«olsion," and writer of the Harp 
er's ' column, "The Easy Chair,' 
will consider "The Novelist and 
the Reader." 

Two other speakers are so far 
scheduled for next term: John 
Scott, head of "Time" ami "Life' 
Ettf'opean bureau, to speak on 
"The German Today," March 4, 
co-sponsored by the International 
Relations Club; and Bernard Id- 
dings Bell, author and educational 
philosopher, speaking April 1 on 
"Education and the Common 
Man." Mr. Bell's recent article in 
the "New York Times Magazine" 
on this topic produced more com- 
ment than that publication has 
ever received on any article. 

Johnson - - - 

change bitter remarks In speeches, 
he observed, but most personal 
relationships remained friendly. 
BeUeves War Unlikely 

Feeling that war in the near 
future is unlikely, Prof. Johnson 
remarked, "Since no country 
wants war, nor is prepared for 
war, it should be possible to pass 
through a period of tension last- 
ing five to twenty years without 
open warfare, although there Is 
always a possibility of incidents 
which will lead to war." 

"The task before, the American 
government and people is to pre- 
vent the strain from becoming 
so great that there is war. We 
must try to see that the t^sion 
is graduiUy relaxed until the pre- 
sent uneasy peace is transformed 
into true peace." 

No Strings on .;Marshall Plan 

Commenting on\ . tpe \ Marshall 
Plan, Prof. Johnson predicted 
that our hopes for the revival of 
Western Europe are certain to be 
unfuUflUed if the United States 
insists that European countries 
revert to the free enterprise sys- 
tem as a prerequisite for US dol- 

"The attempt to establish new 
UN machinery to deal with inter- 
national political problems Is 
readily understandable in view 
of the difflculties encountered by 
the Security Council Ui reaching 
decisions during the past year 
and a half," said Prof. Johnson, 
ot Secretary Marshall's proposal 
to set up a permanent committee 
ot the General Assembly. 
"And," he added, "Marshall's pro- 
posed revision is clearly consti- 
tutional under the UN charter." 


One morning before dressing 
into Alaska the couple awoke to 
find bear tracks around the oar, 
This prompted Wally to purchase 
a full-blooded Huskle whom. they 
named "Plunger." 

Finally they reached Fairbanks, 
Alaska. WhUe there they took 
many side tours to nearby towns 
and got close enough to Mount 
MoKlnley one evening to view 
the mountain at sunset. One day 
at Anchorage Wally, a Chi Psl, had 
the most unique experience of the 
entire trip when fraternity broth- 
er Warren Sheridan happened to 
appear at the edge of a brook 
where Wally and Audrey were 

As they prepared to depart for 
home the thought of traveling 
over those rough, dusty roads be- 
came more and more unbearable, 
so Wally traded in the car and 
purchased a small plane. In this 
the three - Wally, Audi-ey and 
Plunger took oB for the States. 
They arrived at their destination 
two days later. Now, back In 
Williamstown, Audrey has set up 
housekeeping in the barracks 
apartments, Wally has resumed 
his studies and Plunger has be 
gun exploring the neighborhood. 
But, looking back on a wonderful 
summer, Wally can only say, "It 
began at Bennington!" 

New Affiliates . 

Gordon C. Winter 
Frederick Wiseman 
Richard P. Wood 
Albert B. Blanohl 
Timothy B. Blodgett 
Timothy M. Bray 
Malcolm K. Breckenrige 
George R. Brooks 
Jesse D. Brown 
John L. Brown, IV 
Robert B. Carrlngton , 
Wilbur B. Clarey 
Philip S. Cook ^- 

Royston T. Daley / 
Roger A. Dickinson "" '7 
William H. Ebbets 
Arthur B. Edgeworth, Jr, 
John D. Ellis 
David W. Fay 
John H. Field 
Harry Prazier, III 
Malcolm J. P. Frazler 
David G. Gregor, Jr. 
Robert M. Griffin, Jr. 
Joseph C. Hastings 
Robert D. Haven' 
Stanley S. Hazen 
Earl C. Henderson, Jr. 
William Holt 

George M. Hopfenbeck, Jr. 
Graham P. Jarvls 
Peter Johnstone 
John A. Kadyk 
David A. Kaplan 
Arthur D. Lane, Jr. 
Timothy C. N. Mann 
Lowell Mason, Jr. 


Robert (William) Mill 
Fraser M. Moffat, m 
Peter L. Moore 
Kevin P. Moran 
Paul F. Morlarty 
David S. Muhlenberg 
Fred Muhlfelder, Jr. 
Richard W. Neff, Jr. 
Edward O. OtUey 
Blair L. Perry, 
Peter L. Pollock 
Arthur W. Proctor, Jr. 
Horace W. Reld, Jr. 
Peter W. Relnhardt 
Jerome H. Remtck, m 
John A. Rogers 
David S. Ruder 
Donald- E. Sanford, Jr. 
Ray O. Schiferle, Jr, 
Alfred M. Schlosser 
George B. Seager, Jr. 
Harry C. Sheehy, Jr. 
Richard M. Slegel 
Donald J. Speck 
Donald H. Stephenson 
Leonard Swain, Jr.. 
Charles F. Teiry 
Ian Thomson 
WlUiam F. TutUe, Jr. 
Peter Vandervoort 
Bryant D. Walker 
John B. Wear, Jr. 
Richard A. Welland 

Rhodes - - 

Flying Gub -.. _ 

selected at the meeting. Break- 
fast flights with other college fly- 
ing clubs as well as an intra- 
coUege flying meet are tentatively 
plarmed for this year. 

Edwards suggests that inter- 
ested men watch the RECORD 
for further developments. 

three terms into which the Eng- 
lish college year is divided. 

McClellan is in, the first group 
of Rhodes Scholars who have 
been able to combine G.I. benefits 
with their scholarships and who 
have been permitted to hold a 
scholarship after being married. 
Since the Rhodes Scholarships 
were first awarded in 1904, Will- 
iams has qualified fourteen men, 
as compared with three from 
Amherst, and six from Wesleyan. 


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Injuries And Penalties Plague Williams Squad 
As RPl Skyrockets 40-0 For Their First Wiii 

Football Rally 
Scheduled For 
Friday Night 

Gargoyle, Managers Lead 
Lab Campus Session 
With Bonfire, Songs 

A college football rally, spon- 
soi-exl by Gargoyle and the Purple 
Key, will be held on the Lab 
Campus on the eve of the Bow- 
doln Game this Friday at 8:30 
p.m., highlighted by a bonfire, 
singing and speeches by college 
celebrities. It Is expected that 
tlie entire student body will turn 
out to give the team a real boost. 

The bonfire, to be held In the 
center of the campus In Iront of 
Jesup Hall, will derive fuel from 
willing freshmen who are to be 
directed by their respective so- 
cial units to scavenger the coun- 
ty for kindling, telephone poles, 
covered bridges, etc. 

Bambootle Bowdoin! 

Speeches will be made by Cap- 
tain Eugene Murphy. '48. and 
other officials of the football team, 
athletic department and the col- 
lege from a platform In front of 
Jesup Hall. The entire football 
team will also be assembled thtre 
facing the student body, which 
will spread; Itself about the fire 
oh the campus. 

The college band will furnish 
music, and the Glee Club will be 
on hfind to lead In the singing 
of college songs. The cheer lead- 
ers, under the direction of Chuck 
Schmidt, '48, will be present to or- 
ganize the boisterous cries which, 
it is conjectured, will be heard as 
far afield as Brunswick, Maine. 

At the moment the rally's spon- 
sors are endeavoring to procure 
a license to drive a sound ampli- 
fication truck around the college 
prior to the rally. 

Club Rings Up 
Top Average 

Spring Term Ratings 
List Theta Delt Next 

The Dean's Office announces 
'he scholastic standings of the 
Williams social units for the Feb- 
ruary to June, 1847 term. In arriv- 
ing at the average mark, the 
following numerical equivalents 
are given letter grades: A, 5; B, 
4; C, 3; D, 2; E. 1, The following 
list Is composed of rank, social 
group, number of men In social 
group, and the group's semester 

1 Garfield Club 

2 Theta Delta Chi 

3 Beta Thete PI 
< Delta Phi 

5 Kappa Alpha 

6 Non-afflliates 

7 Phi Delta Theta 

8 Phi Gamma Delta 

9 Zeta Psl 

10 Chi Psi 

11 Alpha Delta Phi 

12 Delta OpsUon 

13 Psl OpsUon 

U Delta Kappa Epsllon45 3.3067 
IB Phi Sigma Kappa SO 3.2820 
18 Sigma Phi 61 3.272S 

17 Delta Psl " 46 3.1876 

The total number of students 
receiving grades was 1046. The 
college average was 3.42. 

As a means of oomparsion, the 
RECORD presents the scholastic 
standings of the social units for 
'he Octobef. '46— February, '47 
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Improved Broadcast, Better 
Reception For W M S 

Football Pool Won 

By Burke, Fawcett 

The Football contest which 
was run in two RECORD issues 
last week was met with a mild 
reception as only 17 entries 
were received by three Spring 
Street merchants, Rudnicks, 
Irene's Gift Shop and the Will- 
iams Co-Op. No winner for the 
contest was announced by the 
College Restaurant. 

William Burke, '49, was top 
man In the Co-Op's pool, pick- 
ing all ten winners. Sophomore 
William Fawcett, who missed 
the winner in three games, 
nevertheless won at Rudnicks 
and Irene's. 

WCA Leaders 
Discuss Plans 

Smoker Features Drive 
For Members Oct. 16 

At a meeting of the cabinet 
and officers of WCA last Thurs- 
day, the fall membership drive. 
Chest fund drive, cabinet nomin- 
ations, and plans for the Deputa- 
tion committee and Student Chris- 
tian movement were discussed. 

The WCA membership drive 
this fall will consist of a smoker 
in the lower lounge of Currier 
Hall, Thursday evening, October 
16, at nine. Cider and doughnuts 
will be served and the Williams 
Octet will hold forth at that time. 
Anyone Interested in working on 
any WCA committee — especially 
freshmen — are cordially invited 
to attend. 

Chest Fund Drive 

Plans for the yearly Chest Fund 
Drive were outlined by Patrick 
Graney, '49, who will head the 
committee. Plans for the reor- 
ganization of the Embassy Com- 
mittee Mi'ere formulated. 
This committee will have charge 
of visiting clergymen and will 
arrange (Uscussions with various 
ministers. Each house on campus 
will be designated to entertain a 
chapel speaker at dinner Simday 
night once a term. 

Nominations were made to fill 
See WCA Page 2 

Four Returnees In 
Purple Knights 

Smaller Group Greeted 
With Busy Schedule 

With the aim of a fairly small, 
but good, band in mind, the Pur- 
ple Knighte, the college dance 
orchestra, is now in the process 
of reformation. 

Pour veterans from last year's 
band have definitely been slated 
to play with the new group, and 
auditions for the remaining five 
or six members will be held short- 
ly. The four returnees include 
Sidney L. Werkman, '48, at the 
clarinet, Horton H. Kellogg, '48, 
on the sax, Walter L. Oleson, '49 
on the piano, and Arthur L. Singer 
60, with the guitar. 

Horton Kellogg, business man- 
ager, is encouraged at the pros- 
pect of a full schedule of jobs. 
Many letters requesting the band 
have already been received from 
other colleges, but no definite 
appolntmento have been set as 

SAC Gives $2000 For 
New Equipment And 
Station Remodeling 

The SAC has appropriated 
$2,000 for station WMS with which 
the station is buying new equip- 
ment, remqd^Jng the studio, and 
Installing the new "Carrier Cur- 
rent Transmitter," which will 
change the entire system of broad- 
casting. WMS President Dick Mor- 
rill gave Monday, October 27, as 
a tentative date for the new set- 
up to start operating. 

Competitions are already im- 
derway for posts in the various 
departments. Morrill urges all men 
who are interested in radio work 
to see him now, while plans are 
forming for the year's activities. 
Reception Vastly Improved 

Nort Cushman, Technical Di- 
rector for WMS, stated that 
"Carrier Current" operates thru 
the power lines rather than over 
the air. This means that WMS 
will come In louder and clearer 
than before, with no interference 
from other larger broadcasting 
units. The station will broadcast 
at 640 kilocycles, as it did last 
year, but now it should be as loud 
as any spot on the dial. 

WMS will be connected vijith 
all the college^^ildlngs, apd with- 
out this direct line no off- campus 
radio can receive it. In order that 
programs may start soon, the 
fraternity houses and the married 
veterans homes will not be con- 
nected until two or three weeks 
after broadcasting has begun to 
the college owned buildings. 
New Order Drawn I'p 

Disordered broadcasts will be 
eliminated this year by estab- 
lishing departments arranged to 
handle each phase of the program. 
These arc Engineering, Production 
Business and ^Announcing, each 
having its own carefully outlined 
duties. There will be no over- 
lapping as there has been in the 

Programs will be worked out 
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■'— foul, however, as one Bennington 

Penalties and Injuries ^j^ ""^ '^y'ff '';°'" '^« ''*"^- 

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Mark,, /Bloody Battle ing blood, swarmed down the 

field behind their two-hundred 
pound forward wall. Only the 
dexterity of the Zete goalie, Black 
Swede Simeson, prevented the 
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^ by Bud Stege 

-fi strong Bennington fleld-hoc- 
■tey squad scored a fluke goal in 
the last minute of the final quar- 
ter , to defeat the hard-hitting 
Zete's 1-0 in the annual Field 
Hockey Classic last Wednesday. 
The girls were sparked by many 
returning letter-men, among them 
their star two-hundred and twen- 
ty pound center full-back, Mil- 
dred Zaharlas, sister of the tam- 
Babe Zaharlas, from Texas. 
The Zetes were apparently spark- 
ed ojly by beer. 

The first quarter started slow- 
ly as many of the Zetes seemed 
reluctant to leave the,' sidelines. 
As the minutes rolled by, however, 
it became obvious' that the girls 
were in for a totigh struggle. Most 
of the play^as in their end of the 
field, and several arrow-true Zete 
goaUsnots missed the cage by on- 
a few Inches. 

Moo-Men Rush Hard 

The second quarter started a 

Interviewers^ From Eighteen Firms 
Scan Summer Seniors For Talent; 
F^w Fail To Hire, Wyckoff States 

''Representatives from eighteen 
business organizations were eight- 
een more than we expected dur- 
ing the summer term," announced 
William O. Wyckoff, '14. Direc- 
tor of the Williams Placement 
Bureau, last Friday, "and few of 
them left without giving .1obs to 
members of the September grad- 
uating class." 

Throughout the spring various 
companies send men to Williams- 
town to Interview, through the 
Placement Bureau, Job applicants 
from the senior class, and al- 
though none were expected dur- 
ing the summer, nearly a score 
of these envoys arrived during 
the course of the term. One of 
these men alone made offers to 
fifteen seniors, and actually gave 
out eight Jobs, said Mr. Wyck- 

Helps Find Jobs 

The placement director has a 
twofold responsibility: he seeks, 
fh-st of all, by interviewing a Jun- 
ior, senior or recent graduate, 
to "guide him vocationally," to 
help him discover the Job to 
which he Is best suited and most 
inclined and help place him In 
such a Job. The second responsi- 
bility Is to the prospective employ- 
er, to tuctest to him ft in«n who 


will fit the Job he offei-s. It is 
the applicant, however, who by 
himself — through salesmanship fi- 
nally lands the Job. "The Place- 
ment Bureau PLACES no one," 
Mr. Wyckoff stated. 

After each class graduates, Di- 
rector Wyckoff sends out bulletins 
containing a resume of the abili- 
ties of each senior who has regis- 
tered for placement to personal 
officers of various firms, and to 
influential and successful alumni. 
A similar list of Jobless alumni is 
prepared every six months. 
Offers Advice To Undergrads 

But vocational guidance to ALL 
undergraduates is an important 
phase of the Placement Bureau's 
activities. It Is open to any fresh- 
man or sophomore >vho would like 
either to discuss Job opportunities 
with Mr. Wyckoff, or to read part 
of the wealth of vocational infor- 
mation which can be found in his 
office. In addition, there arc talks 
on campus in the spring by alum- 
ni who have succeeded in their In 
dividual fields, and at the Wil- 
liams Club In New York City is 
found a forty man committee of 
alumni ready and willing to de- 
scribe the good and bad aspects 
of ttielr jobs. 

Williams Liberalism 
Lauded And Damned 

In an interview for the Am- 
herst "Student", following an 
address at Smith College last 
week, Henry Wallace stated 
thtit he was "impressed by the 
increasing liberalism of Wil- 
liams College students and fac- 
ulty." Later during the course 
of the interview he stated, 
"Williams College . .hat, in- 
creasingly attracted liberal stu- 
dents and faculty to its cates. 
As for Amherst, I just don't 

And from a UCLA r.nder-. 
graduate publication: " groups 
at many Northeastern Cam- 
puses . . are dominated by 
pink leaders . . . Bowdoin and 
Williams ^rhaps lead in this 
situation but colleges such as 
Vermont, Middlebury, Maine, 
Colby, Amherst, Hamilton and 
y^esleyan have their share." 

No Change Made In 
Parking Rules 

Violations May End In 
Permit Suspension 

Parking regulations issued by 
the Dean's Office last week are 
the same as those in effect last 
term. Punishments have not yet 
been determined but It is expect- 
ed that violators will have their 
permits temporarily suspended. 

No overnight parking will be al- 
lowed along the Jesup Hall or 
Chapin Hall roads in order to 
eliminate cars being stored there 
from one weekend to the next. 
Cars will be given tickets after 
2 a.m. 

The area between the physics 
lab and Jesup Hall and that be- 
tween the comer of Lawrence 
Hall and the northwest comer of 
Fayerweather are both reserved 
for faculty. 

Only guest and faculty may use 
the ftpace in front of Hopkins 
where the curb is painted yellow 
and from the front of the library 
to the driveway behind the Chap- 
el. No parking U aUowed where a 
ourb Is painted red. 

Last Quarter 
Is Fatal For 
Weary Purpfe 

Higgins, Dujpfleld Out 

'■ On Injytfries; Wilson 

Appears Last Half 

Eph's Pass Offense 
Almost Turns Tide 

RPI Reserve Backs 

Chalk Up Two TD's 

by Russ Frost 

Saturday's setback at the hands 
of RPI, 40-0 was strongly remin- 
iscent of the opening game 
against Middlebury. Playing be- 
fore a capacity crowd in '86 Field 
at. Troy, Williams looked, great 
for three quarters, holding RPI 
to two touchdowns. In the fourth, 
however, the team tired rapidly 
and RPI ran rampant to score 
four times. 

The Purple team ran into hard 
luck right from the start. Full- 
back Pat Higgins was injured ear- 
ly in the first quarter and benched 
for the remainder of the game. 
Stu Duffleld's injuries from the 
Middlebury game kept him from 
appearing at all, thus robbing Wil- 
liams of t-ma-ei their but backs. 
In the second quarter, in which 
Williams looked its best, two fif- 
teen yard penalties effectively 
throttled promising Purple attacks 
and in the wide-open third per- 
iod, an Eph aerial offensive fail- 
ed by scant inches as the ball 
bounced heartbreakingly off a 
receiver's fingertips. 

Daymen Jordan. RPl's 190 
pound halfback, opened the scor- 
ing when he pushed across from 
the 5 yard line in the first .quar- 
ter after RPI recovered a Wil- 
See RPI Page 2 

Houses, Club 
List Officers 

Three Units To Elect 
New Oflficers Soon 

The RECORD presents a cur- 
rent list of the presidents and 
treasurers of the sixteen social 
units on campus. In all but three 
houses these officers will sei'Ve un- 
til house elections occur some- 
time next term. House elections 
are scheduled for sometime this 
week in Delta Phi, Delta Upsllon 
<for president only), and the Gar- 
field Club. 

The presidents and treasurers, 
respectively, of the houses are: 
Alpha Delta Phi: Robert J. Boyer. 
'48, Robert W. Stanley, '49; Beta 
Theta Pi: Jay O. Sikes, '48, Ro- 
bert A. LeCount, '49; Chi Psi: Eu- 
gene T. Detmer, '48, Joseph H. 
Durrell. Jr., '49; Delta Kappa Ep- 
silon: X>icklnson R. Debevoise, 
'48, Charles C. Jordan, Jr., '48; 

Delta Phi: Arthur L. Stevenson, 
Jr., '48, Donald E. Hewitt, '49; 
Delta tJpsilon: Robert T. Reyl 
nolds, '49, James R. Harrison, '48; 
Kappa Alpha: Henry B. Dewey,.. 
'48, Samuel H. OrayblU, Jr.. •4«; 
Phi Delta Theta: Kdson W. Spen- 
cer, '48, Robert M. Mahoney, Jr 

Phi Gamma Delta: Leroy N. 
McWhlnney, Jr., '48, Frederick 3. 
Henry, Jr., '48; Phi Sigma Kappa: 
Henry f. Lukas. '48, Rooert P 
Messlmer, '49; Psl UpuUon: Dud- 
ley 8. Taft, '48, J. Leonard Gra- 
ham, '48; St. Anthony HaU: Hen- 
See OFFICERS Pace 3 


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Cortoonist Bernord J. Felch, 48 

VOL. LXI OCTOBER 15, 1947 N«.4 

It's Your Fault Too 

"How the hell do they expect us to play football for a col- 
lege that will do nothing for us," was the way one member of the 
Williams football team expressed his sentiments about the 
"strange" 1947 season. If this is not the opinion of the whole squad, 
it ought to be. 

Everywhere on campus people are telling their version of 
what is generally considered a very poor showing thus far. Some 
blame coaching, some blame team spirit, some note the many 
"^backfield injuries, some point to the lack of experienced ends. 
But WE want to put a large part of ,the blame on WilMSms stu- 
denfe ^ gSberal.' _ 

Undergraduates argue that they cannot be expected to- par- 
ticipate in a IdKof "rah-rah" college doings. Expressed in that 
manner their aiguments may hold water. But students should 
be vidlling, if they want a winning team, to back it. That means 
at the rally Friday night, then at the game with Bowdoin Satur- 
day afternoon, and then at the football benefit dance Saturday 

It seems only fair that before the students blame Coach 
Snively or his team they ought to first prove that they are com- 
pletely behind them. If, after proving unanimous support, before, 
during, and after the game, the undergraduate body still feels that 
the team and its coaching is lacking, then they can start looking 
around for a scape-goat. 

oLet's Go Dancing 

This Saturday evening in the Lasell Gymnasium the Purple 
K«y Society is sponsoring a "football benefit" dance. The term 
"football benefit" does not mean much, and "certainly does not 
explain why the undergraduate body should give this dance their 
fuU support. 

The a£Fair is actually a benefit dance to make up a deficit 
incured in the operation of last year's football training table. Due 
to the unsettled conditions last fall, caused by the abrupt return 
to pre-vrar customs of running the training table, there was a 
misunderstanding which resulted in a loss of $300 by the Garfield 
Club. Food was prepared by the Club for the whole squad, but 
not all the squad ate at the training table. Therefore when the 
absent members were billed for the food that the Club had 
prepared for them, they were being charged double, since they 
had previously paid for their food at their respective social rniits. 

In order to return the training table to the Garfield Club 
Dining Hall again this year, the deficit had to be met. The sug- 
gestion was made that the Purple Key follow a precedent estab- 
lished before the war to take care of such emergencies, namely 
running a benefit dance after the first home game. Since it was 
not felt that the players should be held responsible, and that 
money alloted for necessary equipment should be taken out of 
the Athletic Fund, and that the Garfield Club should certainly 
not be made to take the loss, the dance seemed to be the best 

The Purple Key has arranged for a band to provide dance- 
able music, there will be movies of the '46 Amherst game during 
intermission, and decorations will be quite original and enter- 

Therefore we urge you, to show that the undergraduates 
are behind the team, to get a date and go dancing. 

No More Lead Pipes, Please 

Last year on the Thursday night before the Amherst game 
there was a disasterous mass exodus to the town of Amherst. The 
boys were going down just to paint up the town a little bit. When 
they arrived they found that the Amherst students, backed up 
by rtflte and local police, had slightly different ideas. Lead pipes 

Cum Grano Salts 


" by JoiUh T. S. Horton 
The indisputable, hardly refutable fact of a lacking of space 

Combined with, entwined with, and fully In line with conilder'ble 
filing from grace 

Here. ^H 

Dem^nh that I ban what I usually plan to Inscribe In my usual place 


Standings - - - 

Non-afflllates; 3, Beta Theta Pi: 
1, Kappa Alpha; 5, Theta Delta 
Chi; 6, Phi Delta Theta; 7. Sigma 
Phi; 8, Phi aamma Delta; 9, Zeta 
Psl; 10, Phi Sigma Kappa; 11, Chi 
Psl; 12. Delta Phi; 13, Delta Psi; 
14, Alpha Delta Phi; 15. Psi Upsl- 
lon; 16, Delta TJpsUon; 17, Delta 
Kappa Epsllon. 

WCA - . - 

cabinet posts left vacant by grad- 
uating officers and chairmen; 
elections will be held at the next 
cabinet meeting. 

Deputations Committee 

Headed by Charles Blakney','48, 
the Deputations Committee will 
begin to fill the need for Sunday 
School teachers in the surrounding 
community as soon as iiosslble 
after the results of the member- 
ship drive are known. 

Ed Spencer, '48, In charge of 
the Student Christian Movement, 
disclosed numerous plans for com- 
ing Intercollegiate conferences as 
well as an Inter-cablnet WCA 
meeting of the Little Three some- 
time this terjn. p, 

Officers - - - 

ry M. Halsted, m, '48, Richard A. 
Warner, '48; 

Sigma Phi: James A. Young, 
'48, John H. Hendee, Jr., '50; 
Theta Delta Chi: Bernard J. Felch 
'48, Francis C. Stokes, '48; Zeta 
Psl: Wolcott J. Humphrey, Jr., 
'48, Peter L. Sylvester, '49; Qar- 
fleld Club: Bradley B. Hanunond, 
Jr., '48, no Measurer until the 
coming elections. 

WMS - - - 

thoroughly than last year. Among 
the new features will be a 500 
word news summary sent by the 
New York Times each day. An- 
nouncers will be more carefully 
selected this year, and trained 
on the college recording machine, 
loaned to the station for that 

Please Patronize 



liams fumble on the Purple 36, 
Armstrong kicking the e.xtra 
point, llie kick-off after touch- 
down pinned Williams on 'their 
own 2 yard line from which they 
kicked on first down, and up to 
the end of the quarter, Williams 
couldn't get back to the pflenslve. 
PenaltIn Stop Purple 

Vic Fuzak, Williams, quarter- 
back, opened the second quarter 
passing to Dick Whitney for 17 
yards. Bill Blanks smashed up 
to the RPI 40 only to have a IS 
yard penalty against Wllllamiii on 
the play, move the ball back to 
the WllUams 30. Whitney puUed 
down an RPI pass on his own 25 
and ran it back to the 46. Again 
penalties killed a Williams ad- 
vance. A 16 yard pass from Fuzak 
to Dan Mahoney was called back 
and a 15 yard penalty moved the 
ball back to the WlUlams 33. 
After an exchange of punts Wil- 
liams-^ drove down to the RPI 15 
and then lost the ball on a fimi- 
ble. Holding RPI there, WlUlams 
took over and had the ball deep 
19 RPI territory only to have a 
pass Intercepted on the RPI 17 
to end the»Thalf.' - 

Wilson Back Iii' Lineup 

In the third quarter, followmg 
Jordan's Interception of Wilson's 
pass, Beard, RPI halfback, scored 
on a short run around the right 
end, Armstrong convertini; to 
make it 14-0. This was Buddy 
Wilson's first . appearance this 
year due to some old Injuries. He 
was In to take Higgins' place as a 
punter, and did a good Job. 

Fuzak completed the most spec- 
tacular pass of the day to Dan 
Mahoney for a 45 jrard gain up to 
the RPI 35. Then a whole series 
of passes were just too long by 
inches. A UtUe luck there and the 
whole complexion of the game 
might have been different. But 
they had to kick and lost a 
golden opportunity. Later in the 
period, Fuzak tossed to Sandy 
Orr who made a great leaping 
catch at mldfleld. Once again the 
next passes were Just out of 
reach and another chance was 

In the <ast stanza Williams 
looked tired and RPI went on to 
score four more touchdowns. 
Beard scored once on a nice 37 
yard run, varsity quarterback, 
Ehrsam scored on a short buck 
from the 2, and two more scores 
Were picked up by the second 
string backfleld. 

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Afternoon: Intramural Foottiall 

Beta vs. Zeta Psi 

Delta Psl vs. Psl U 

K A vs. Phi Slg 

Chi Psl vs. Phi Delt 
8:00 p.m. IRC diseiusion in Jesup 

on Marsliall Plan with Messrs. 

Schuman, Roil, Jolinson, Des- 

pres. Public Invited. . 
Afternoon: Intramural Football 

D U vs. A D 

D Phi VS. Phi Oam 

Qarfleld vs. D k E , 

Theta Delt vs. Slg iphl ' 
Afternoon: Intramural Football 

Phi Delt VS. Delta Psl 

Beta VS. Phi Slg 

Chi Psl VS. Psl U 

K A VS. Zeta Psl 

2:00 p.m.: Varsity Football, Bow. 
doin, Weston Field 
Varsity Soeeer, University of 
Conneotieut, Away 
Afternoon: Varsity CroH Country 
Bowdoin, Finishes between 
lulves of football game on Wes- 
ton Field. 

Freshman Football, RPI, Home 
Freshman Soccer, Mt. Heiman, 
Freshman Cross Country, Mt. 

Herman, Away 
8:30 p.m.: FootbaU Oanoe. LaaeU 

Gym, Purple knight Sextet. 
(All organizations wishing to have 
Items In the RECORD calendar 
are requested to have the infor- 
mation in at the RECORD office 
by 3:00 p.m. on Sundays and 

"Pick Your Winners" 

1. All sUps must be turned into the store' 
that runs the contest by 1 p.m., Friday. 

2. In case of duplicate winn^, the first 
slip with the Jop percentage will be re- 

and fraternity paddles mingled with stone and unbaked potatoes 
formed a very unwelcome greeting arid resulted in considerable 
damage to visiting autos. 

Also, just in the spirit of fun, Amherst stu^'ents visited Wes- 
-l^an last year with greater success. They succeeded, in fact. In 
doling iieyeral thousand doUars worth of damage. In each case 
the cries c^the^defeated were 'Wait until next year." 

To avoid a lot. of unnecessary damage, we propose that the 
Undergraduate Council .recommend severe penalties for anyone 
taking part in a pre-game^ld|.^on either Wesleyan or Amherst. 
Any "hard feelings" or irrepressftle.desires for souvenirs could 
with much greater profit, be reserved for pi^t-game exhibitioni. 

garded as the winnefi Merchants will please 
number slips according to time received. 

3, Only one entry is allowed per penaa 
per store.. '■'■:•' ;.*--,«•?-»- -^a-,, 

4. Slips must be presented in person with 
name printed on slips. Winners will be 
announced in the next issue of the Record. 

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Williams Loses Soccer, Wins In <^ross Country 

Eph SocQ^en Fade Before Freshmen Set 

Mass. tJ. Attack, Lose 3 - 2 

Second Half Brings 
Williatns' Scores 


Eph Rout Prevented 
By Emmert, Kneass 

The WUUanw jjoccer team Jour- 
neyed to Amherst iMt Saturday, 
to face the University ot Massa- 
chusetts, and came back on the 
short end of a 3-a score. 

The maroon team, which 
went under the name of Mass. 
State last year, completely out- 
played the Ephmen; only two 
quick goals by the Purples at the 
beginning of the second half, 
kept the game from being a com- 
plete rout. The Mass. hooters held 
the edge In passing, shooting, of- 
fense >and defense during most of 
the game. They outfought and 
out played Williams all afternoon. 

After a first half In which the 
Univeislty of Massachusetts had 
Jumped to a 2-0 lead, scoring 
once In each of the first two quar- 
ters, the Ephmen came back fast. 
Two minutes after the second 
half opened, Barry Emmert took 
a pass from Frenchy Oudin, and 
converted on It, to make the 
score 2-1. Seven minutes later. 


The 1896 House 

Dinner Reiervationi 



center half back Oeorge Kneass 
sent a long kick in from near cen- 
ter field, which the maroon goal- 
ie momentarily lost, and Frank 
Donelly put the ball Into the nets, 
to tie the score at 2 all. 

The' Purples could not score 
again, however, and when the 
Mass. hooters put In a penalty 
kick a few minutes before the end 
of tlie third period, that was tne 
ball game. Williams could not 
make their passes connect, or 
their plays click. Although they 
threatened several times in the 

For RPI Tik: 
Seek Revenge 

Frosh Eleven Is Packed 
With Bigger, More 
Experienced Men 

In Ev'ry Play 

The freshman football team 
will seek revenge for the decisive 
BPI victory over the varsity when 
they play the RPI freshmen here 
next Saturday. 

At this point the team looks 
blgged and more experienced than 
last quarter, they could not <KX)re^last year's frosh and there seems 


From the beginning of the xame 
It seemed evident that the Mar- 
oon hooters had the edge. They 
dominated the play through-out 
the first quarter, keeping the ball 
down in Williams' territory most 
of the time. With fortyrflve sec- 
onds remaining in the first period, 
outside left Wlnton drove a shot 
past Captain Denny Lunt for the 
home team's first score. With 
scarcely a minute gone in the sec.> 
ond period, Mass. scored again, 
after a pile-up In the goal-mouth. 
They continued to dominate the 
play throughout most of the first 
half, with a few scant purple 
threats being thwarted by the 
agile Mass. goalie. Just before the 
first half ended, the Maroon team 
drilled another shot into the nets, 
but was offside on the play. 

After Williams' two quick scores 
in the second half, the University 
again took over the offensive, and 
was never headed. After keeping 
the ball deep In Williams' terri- 
tory most of the period, and being 
awarded several free kicks from 
close range, on which they failed 
to convert, Massachusetts was 
awarded a penalty kick with two 
minutes remaining in the third 
period. Captain Magri drilled a 
hard shot into the nets on this 
penalty shot on which Ooalle 
Lunt never had a chance, and that 
was the game.' 

Williams was forced to play 
without the services of center Lar- 
ry Smith, who was kept out by an 
Injury. This necessitated moving 
Emmert to center. Sigh Mayshark 
to outside left, and Frenchy Oud- 
in to Inside left, at the last mln- 
ite. This line never could seem 
to get rolling. The halfback line 
was outfought by the home team. 

to, be so much material that none 
Is assured of a definite starting 
berth. At tackle, for instance, 
John Zebryk, Bclp Dunlap, Bob 
Oeniesse, Bronson Fargo and Har- 
ry Lambom are fighting It out 
while Don Whitehead, Emit! Mler- 
zejewski, Al Bianchl, Wally Mann. 
and Howie Smith seem to be al- 
most equally matched In the bat- 
tle for the starting guard posi- 

Qnarterbaek Vnoertain 
Gary Bldgood has looked good 
at center while Mitch Fisii and 
Dave Jackson look like a fine pair 
of offensive ends. Bill Sperry and 
little Pete DeUsser are stIU fight- 
ing it out for the quarterback slot 
and it looks as If Pete Smythe and 
Fritzle Zeller may be the offensive 
halfbacks with Oeorge Fiske and 
Jack French close behind because 
of their fine defensive play. 


■Om* UNCei Aumosqr pr TM cocA-cou coMrANT IV 

O IV n» c-c Co. 

Statistics Of The 

RPI Game 

Yards gained rushing. 

net 28 


Yards gained passing 

net 100 


First downs S 


Passes attempted 19 


Passes completed 4 


Passes Intercepted by 2 


Yards gained on interceptions 



Fumbles 4 


Fumbles recovered, opponents 



Punts 6 


Average distance. 

from scrimmage 23 


Runback of punts, 

total distance 16 


Penalties against 3 


Yards lost on penalties 35 


by Jack Schafer 

Williams hasn't won a football 
game In its last two starts and 
nothing is expected to change 
next SatuiCday but the number. 
Having viewed the Bowdoin club 
In Its outing against Amherst, 
this department is more than cas- 
ually certain that the Malnlacs 
have enough to edge next week's 
home team. 

For the record, the score on the 
Amherst-Bowdoin fray was 8 to 
6, winner Bowdoin. Such a score 
indicates no wealth of power Is 
being enjoyed by either team. 
Such Is very much the truth. As 
a matter of miserable fact, It 
was a stinko ball game from the 
word go, each team being guilty 
of major near-catastrophes. 
Mental Deficiencies 

On one fragrant Instahce the 
Bowdoin quarterback, with his 
running game going nicely, called 
a pass on his own thirty-seven 
with two yards to go on third 
down. The passer, a good one — 
gent by the name of Burke, almost 
got his head handed to him when 
mauled most unceremoniously by 
a whole horde of JeSs about fif- 
teen yards behmd the starting 
line. Never did get the throw off. 

And, with his team trailing 6-0 
in the second quarter, the Bow- 
doin left end, Zdanowlcz, showed 
a curious, Nostradamus-like in- 
dbht into the final score when he' 
picked up a loose ball in the Am- 
herst backfleld (he spent most of 
the afternoon there) and immed- 
iately released it, letting Amhersts 
recover. It would be salting no 
steak on Zdanowicz's table to say 
that the lad could easily have 
cruised into enemy pefjM^t Tfra 
the tying score. Seems he Just 
wanted to keep the count and 
give the fans a thrill. 

The Bowdoin T 

The Bowdoin Bears use the T 
exclusively and seem to have all 
the components necessary for the 
execution of this type of offensfve 
except for a clever field general, 
a sharp passer, and a ime capable 
of blasting holes for quick-open- 
ing power plays. Outside of this 
they are allright. Their main 
strength and sustenance seem to 
be two backfield operatives who 
work under the handle of Bob 
McAvoy and Oilmour Dobic. 

Dobie, whose relationship to the 
immortal Gil remains obscure to 
this agent, showed as the fastest 
and smartest runner on the 
Maine club. In the Bowdoin drive 

Eph Harriers 
Defeat RPI 

Victory In First Meet 
Indicates (Jooid ^Year 

The Williams cross-country 
team opened its season on Satur- 
day by surprising a good RPI 
squad to the tune of 26-30. The 
victory over the ever capable 
Engineers after only a week of 
serious practice gave hope of a 
successful year for Tony Plansky's 

Clapp of RPI found the hot 
running weather to his liking and 
was the first to complete the 3.7 
mile course in the good eatly- 
season time of 21.52 minutes. Two 
Purple "thln-clads"*... Bill Kelton 
and Kev Delany finished about 
seventy yards back in a dead heat 
foi second and third places. Paul 
Cook of Williams was another 
fifty yards behind them to seal 
the fourth position. Phil Collins 
and Ernie May were the seventh 
and ninth finishers at Weston 
Field to complete the scoring for 
last fall's Little Three champs. 
Freshmen Lose 

The freshmen harriers fared 
not quite as well as their varsity 
teammates as the well-condi- 
tioned BPI yearlings defeated 
them by a score of 17-38. Hutton 
and Dorian were first home for 
the Ephs in fifth and sixth places. 


for their touchdown e^rly in the 
second half, it was Dobie who re- 
peatedly supplied the long gain- 
ers with sweeps around the Am- 
herst ends. And when they gave 
im the apple -on the Amherst 
(/e yard line with two to pick up 

ir a first down Dobie went all 
the way. The play was supposed 
to be an oStackle smash but when 
he arrived at the scene with the 
leather under his arm there was 
no hole to be found. So he simply 
picked up and turned the end for 
tlie score. 

Was A Hot Day 

The margin of difference was 
thoughtfully supplied by one Ray 
Smith, Amherst safety man, who 
kicked a Bowdoin punt around so 
long in the vicinity of his end 
zone that he was finally bruising- 
ly caressed by beaucoup Bowdoins 
as he tried to dive out to the 
playing field. 

It was a hot day aiiyway, and 
no one felt much like playing 



The Story of ' 
Frank Lewis 

Struggling to' become airborne in the teeth 
of an Alcucian gale, the B-25 in which Frank 
Lewis was serving as co-pilot spun down into 
a fiery crash. Frank took the long way home. 
Badly burned about the face and shoulders, 
he spent two years in Army hospitals. 

When he came backjtp work at General 
Electric this spring he na3 been away exactly 
six yea.n. He nad forgotten a lot, changed a 
lot since the days when, fresh out of the State 
College of Washington, he had worked on 
"Test^" with G.E. 

He took naturally, therefore, to the G-E 
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up to give the veteran a period of familiariza- 
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"The idea' worked fine," Frank says. "Any 
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look it over. When I found a groove that 
suited me, that's where I would stick." 

Frank decided to stick with application 
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drew the first important assignment of hi} 
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girls from scoring as- he .tee(ered, 
wobbled, and then ^ell on the ball 
(or (the most sensational save of 
the attemoon. 

The third quarter saw a gradual 
slow-down of the Moo-Men's at- 
tack as young Waldo Humphrey, 
playing truly fanatical ball, vain- 
ly exhorted his team to leave the 
beer alone until the final gun. 
He was injured In a collision with 
Mildred on a subsequent play and 
had to be assisted from tha field. 
Zetes PuU 14 PenalUes 
The fourth quarter was a knock- 
down! drag-out affair. This per- 
iod saw fourteen penalties called 
on the Zetes, who had six men 
carried oH the field to Benning- 
ton's two. The two teams, sens- 
ing the futility of a tie-game, call- 
ed on their entire squads as both 
, captains threw in substitutions 
recklessly. Young Humphrey re- 
covered from ^is earlier injury, 
and along wlth^Pontiac Pete Oeier 
made several bull-like rushes at 
the Bennington goal. 

Finally, with only one minute 
to go in the game, the girls start- 
ed a fast, hard drive which car- 
ried them well within the Zete 
lines. Mildred passed the ball tq 
her one-hundred and ninety 
-pound comrade, Matumbamba 
Black, last year's semi-pro sen- 
sation, who passed to Bounding 
Bunny O'Sullivan. BB sent a 
slow dribbler at the cage, but 
Black Swede Suneson had his 
' back to the play, as he was amus- 
ing the crowd behind the cage 
with fllthy stories. He turned a- 

round at the shrill cry" of the an- 
guished Zete bench, but too late 
to save the score. Bpnnington 
wei^t ahead 1-0 with forty-five 
seconds left in the game. 
Swede Curses FuUlely 
The Moo-Men were desperate. 
Leaving Black Swede to hiurl fu- 
tile curses at his delighted aud- 
ience, they threw everything In- 
to one concerted rush down the 
Held. Benningtons battled them 
all the way, but a truly sterling 
pass to Spider Piatt by young Har- 
ter resulted in a ball which shot 
by the cage only a few Inches 
outside the scoring zone. Spider 
started a mild argument over a 
claimed foul from Miss Mattim- 
bamba, but the final whistle blew' 
before he could get anywhere. 

At the raucous party which fol- 
lowed the game it was obvious 
that the Moo-Men were downcast. 
But Head-Coach J. L. Neville 
Smythe said, "Our boys had some 
sterling plays in there, and we're! 
looking for a big improvement 
next year when we hope to be able 
to match the Bennington !,quad 
pound for pound." 




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lou probably know a number of men in your 
class who were pilots in the wartime Air Force. 
They are the best advertisements for the Aviation 
Cadet program. Talk with them about it. 

Chances are, they'll tell you their service as 
pilots was one of the most interesting and exciting 
phases of their, lives. Fast action, comradeship, 
and the chance to serve their country paid them 
dividends they don't forget . . . added something 
to their stature and poise that they couldn't have 
gotten anywhere else. 

Cadet life today is no different. As a potential 
pilot in the new U. S. Air Force, you serve at a time 
of equal importance to the nation. Freedom, 
responsibility, the chance to use your own initiative 
are all yours. 

The training you get is the finest your govern- 
ment can provide — $35,000 worth for every Cadet. 

You're taught by skilled instructors, fly the best 
airplanes. Your living facilities are excellent. 

Learning to fly today opens profitable fields to 
you in aviation — which is expanding more rapidly 
than at any other time in history. 

Pilot training is open, now, to single men, 20 to 
26 Va years old, who have completed at least one- 
half the credits for a degree from an accredited 
college or university — or pass an equivalent ex- 
amination. Cadets completing the course will be 
commissioned Second Lieutenants, ORC, and as- 
signed to active duty as pilots with the Air Force. 
During their tours of duty they will be given a 
chance to qualify for Regular Air Force Commis- 
sions. This is your opportunity! Look into it today 
at your nearest U. S. Army and Air Force Recruit- 
ing Station. 



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Rumor Claims 
JA Instigator 
Of Class Riot 

Lehman Hall Beseiged 
By Angry Frosh 
At Start of Fight 

Defense; Broken 
Thru Open Window 

Sage, Williams Flooded 
As Sophs Retaliate 

by WiUUm R. Barney, '49 

"The freshmen are a bunch of 
turkeys, and I can lick thn first 
ten that wanna make somethln' 
of it!" 

As these words resoiinde() 
throughout the freshmen quad 
about 8:30 p.m. last Tuesday eve- 
ning, scores of bewildered, but 
valiant young neophytes, poured 
from Williams and Sage Halls In 
pursuit of the shrewd name -called 
who disappeared into the dark- 
ness. Rumor has it that the instl- 
Mator was none other than an 
"old reliable" junior adviser. 

A fair scale Freshman-Sopho- 
more riot was taking shape. The 
tempo of anger and excitement 
increased, as the yearling group 
s|)earheaded toward Lehman Hall, 
fophomore dorm, In an effort to 
.sooth its injured pride. 

Lehman Beseiced 

Frightened sophomores in the 
meantime smelled the proverbial 
rat and Intelligently barricaded 
and bolted their Lehnlan dwelling 
only to find that it was a verit- 
iible "Maglnot Line". An enter- 
prising froth youngster hopped 
through an open window, un- 
locked the doors thus bringing 
the tension to a head as the two 
seething groups engaged in hand- 
to-flre extinguisher combat. 

Suddenly the battlefleld shift- 
id back to Williams and Sage. 
II was here that fists and Arc 
really flew for a full hour during 
which a considerable amount of 
casualties and damage was in- 
curred on both sides. 

Despite the fact that no Are 
alarm was sounded, the hoses 
managed to manipulate them- 
selves In such a way as to flood 
the nrst floor of Sage. 
Pseudo- Soph 

Simultaneously with the ac- 

'lon across the way, a constder- 

iible fracas was kindled In Will- 

"I'nte. They saw too that this 

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Course Quirks 
To Be Fixed 
By Dean Keep 

Ex - Headmaster Served 
With Army Historical 
Division in Pacific 

When you walk Into the Dean's 
Office in Hopkins, you can't help 
but notice the busy offlce to your 
ridht beyond the magazine table. 
Tills is new Associate Dean Al- 
bert Keep's office. His Job? He 
calls himself a "clearing house 
for academic adjustmeht." 

You may have met him— If you 
are a freshman, chances are 3-1 
yon have. He's the man you saw 
you have. He's the man you saw 
too advanced for you or If you 
wanted to change your course you 
dldn;t like or didn't think you 
should take. In short, he puts In 
a full eight-hour day dliioverlng 
and advising cases of square stu- 
dents In round courses. 
""»""'» Admlniitration Problem 

Dean Keep u here because for 
a long time President Baxter and 
others of the Admtalstratlon had 
*en the need for one central 
Office to handle problems of reg- 
Wtratlon and academic requlre- 
'wns Hall on the third floor of 
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Schuman And The Experts 

Prof. Frederick L, Schuman I far rifht), who calls himself a com- 
parative beginner on the subject, talks over the Marshall Plan with 
the other participants of Tuesday nitht's roundtable. The others (left 
to right) Eric Roll, Prof, Joseph E. Johnson and Prof. Emlle Desprei. 

Photo by Witllamfl Plioto Service ~ 

Delusion Of Marshall Plan Hit 
By Schuman In Jesup Hall 

Despres, Johnson, Roll 
Defend Proposal as 
Best Possible Cure 

Secretary of State George C. 
Marshall's proposal for European 
recovery, the "Marshall Plan" was 
denounced as doomed to failure 
by Prof. Frederick L. Schuman, 
member of a panel of political 
science and economics experts who 
discussed the "plan" in au Inter- 
national Relations Club round 
table discussion Tuesday even- 
ing in Jesup, Hall. 

The other panel members, 
history professor Joseph E. John- 
son, economics professor Emll 
Despres— both former government 
officials — and Mr. Eric Roll, who 
is in this country to represent 
the United Kingdom In the Euro- 
pean Economics Commission con- 
ferences in Washington, in turn 
heatedly denounced Professor 
Schuman's stand. They admitted 
the proposal was not a cure-all 

Eph Pigskin Movies 
For Tonight's Dance 

Movies of the famou? Will- 
iams football games will be 
shown continuously at the 
football dance to be held to- 
night from 8 p.m. until mid- 
night in the Lasell Oymnaslum. 
The first public screening of 
last year's thrilling 21 - 13 
victory over Amherst will be 
the feature attraction. 

Music will be provided by 
the Purple Knights Sextet, the 
same band that was heard over 
WMS letst year and that played 
at the UC dance last r.prlng. 
Tickets will be $1.80 for cou- 
ples and $1.20 for stags. 

No Seats Reserved 
For Bowd'n, Union 

Tickets Now On Sale 
For Amherst Contest 

There will be no sale of reserve 
seats for today's football' game 
against Bowdotn and next week's 
encounter with Union according 
to a release from Freshman Dean 
Sheehan's office. 

Students will be admitted to 
both games upon presentation of 
athletic passes. Tickets for dates 
at either game will cost $2.40, and 
the girls win not be allowed to 
sit In the cheering section 

The special seating arrange- 
ment for the Amherst game on 
November 16 provides for a cheer- 
ing section on the fifty yard 
line for stag seniors eind juniors. 
Sophomores and freshmen will be 
assigned to Section 24 on the 
southwestjjcomer'of the field. Qlrls 
will not be permitted to sit In 
these sections. 

Students from any of the four 

for Europe's long-range econom- 
ic ills, but stressed its vital im- 
portance as a constructive emer- 
gency program. 

Astute TrumAn Move? 

In opposing Professor Schu- 
man's theory that the plan was 
merely a move of American power 
politics to keep Western Europe 
out of the Russian camp »iid a 
further astute Truman move In 
domestic relations, Professor Des- 
pres stated that Tnunan just 
isn't that astute. "Power politics 
or not," Professor Johnson com- 
mented further, "even If there 
were no Europe east of the Adri- 
atic, it would still be to our ad- 
vantage to re-build Europe." 

Mr. Roll, who stresses! ^e lact 
that he was speaking In a purely 
unofficial capacity, said that al- 
though no plan that could possibly 
be devised would have complete 
assurance of ultimate success, if 
Europe can obtain Imports to 
build agricultural and Industrial 
resources, the European crises 
will be Immeasurably lessened. 
Plan Will Fail' 

Professor Schuman, however, 
held no such optimistic view. 
"The Marshall Plan will fail," he 
said, "and as long as we continue 
to go along on the basis of 
false premises, false illusions and 
false hopes, we will move from 
failure to failure, ad Infinitum." 

"I don't think the Soviet can 
do it," was Professor Johnson's 
reply to Dr. Schuman's opinion 
that Russia must defeat the Mar- 
shall approach as . a matter of 
power politics and that since the 
plan Is completely unworkable, it 
would not be a difficult task. 
Mr. Roll, too, took Issue with the 


Williams Meets Bo wdoin 

Cap and Bells 
Gives Erskine 
Comedy Lead 

"The Beaux Stratagem" 
Set For Production 
Homecoming Week 

Howard Erskine, '49, has been 
cast as Archer In the lead role of 
George Farquhar's baudy restor- 
ation comedy "The Beaux Strat- 
agem," As a nobleman of broken 
fortune, the play revolves around, 
he and his friend Aim well 'who 
have gone to the country/with 
hopes of marrying a fortune there. 
The play, which wUKbe directed 
by David Bryant, Js'scheduled to 
be presented the^'weekend of the 
Amherst game. 

Although^ a freshman without 
previous-experience in Cap and 
Bells, 'timothy Mann has been se- 
lected to play Almwell, interest- 
ing character who poses as Arch- 
er's master. 

Unhappy Country Duo 

Mr. and Mrs. Sullen, a discon- 
tented country couple, will be 
played by Richard Schwab, '48 
and Nancy Ross, respectively. 
Sullen, a sullen oaf, cannot stand 
the constant chattering of his 
wife, a London girl who is bored 
with the country. 

In the dispute between them, 
DorindB, Audrey Barnes, is torn 
between loyalty to her brother. 
Sullen, and sympathy for his 

Mrs. SuUen's mother. Lads'' 
Bountiful, played by Constance 
Holt, Is a healer who subscribes to 
all the superstitutlons of her trade. 
Cherry, Josephine Miser, as the 
daughter of the innkeeper Bonni- 
face, Ralph Horween, 'SO, has a 
surprising function in the play's 

Scrub, Bernard Pelch, '40, and 
Gypsy, Barbara Closson, are ser- 
vants in the Sullen household. 
Joel Carr, '48, has been cast as 
a French priest. 

Cast Stars Summer Vets 

David Brown, '51, James Bls- 
sell, '49, and Miller Barney, '49, 
play the part of highwaymen 
named Gibbet, Hounslow, and Ba- 
geshot, respectively. Helen Kelly 
win be the country woman whose 
husband is sick. 

Sir Charles Freeman, H. B. Roll, 
'48, Is a welcome character who 
enters at the end of the play 

Elections Scheduled 
For Next Wednesday 

Class elections will be held 
next Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. 
with seniors meeting In Jesup, 
Juniors In Goodrich and Soph-, 
omores In Chapln. It is urged 
that everyone attend IjpCause 
all class officers serye^on the 
Honor System Comriilttee and 
presidents are n»^bers of the 

Senlors;i*iil eject a president, 
a secretary, gvo honor system 
representatives and two Tyng 
Scholarship Committeemen. 
^The Juniors will elect a pres- 
ident, a secretary and an nonor 
system representative. Sopho- 
mores elect a president and 

UC To Punish 
All Vandalism 

Saturday Classes Cut 
For Two Weekends 

Beauty Of Williams Valley 
Lures Smith Star-seekers 
On Famous Mountain Day 

Measures to severely discipline 
students who damage the property 
of other colleges, were decided up- 
on at the UC meeting held last 
Monday. ^-'^ 

The Council also voted tp^wjol- 
Ish Saturday classes oiT House- 
party and Wesleyap^'game week- 
ends and to reqllire students to 
attend all^flw of their classes 
both before and after vacations. 

Apy^tudent who paints or other 
defaces or damages other col- 
lege campuses will be brought be- 
fore the student committee on dis- 
cipline and recommended for dis- 
missal from the college. This rule 
which has been put through by 
the college administrations of Am- 
herst and Wesleyan as a result of 
last year's pre-game raids, was 
suggested in a RECORD editorial 
last Saturday. 

Attendance Rules Changed 

No classes^, will be held Satur- 
day morning of Houseparty week- 
end, November 1, while the class- 
es of November 8 will take place 
the morning before, so that stud- 
ents may attend the Wesleyan 
game at Middletown, according to 
an announcement by the Dean's 

Dean Brooks also has declared 
that the college rules have been 
amended to state that attend- 
ance at all five classes both before 
and after vacations is required, 
which means all those of the two 
days preceeding and following the 

Last Tuesday was MOUNTAIN 
DAY at SMITH. Rose-cheeked 
American girls flew from the 
classrooms to let the welkin ring 
with their shouts as they climbed 
ever upward, closer to their Maker. 

The factual history of Mountain 
Day has, alas, become clouded. 
But we know that it was set a- 
slde, and rightly so, to furnish the 
girls with a time for questing 
beyond the crass flnitudes of life; 
time for communion with Orpheus. 

Perhaps when Sophia laid the 
first cornerstone in Northampton 
she gestured with her trowel at 
the girls gathered about: "Go, ye 
seekers," she may have called. 
"Go to the slopes of Mount Tom, 
or Holyoke. Climb there, high and 
far, and let this day be known 

And black bloomered legs churn- 
ed like pistons, up the slopes and 
through the woodlands, carrying 
th^h- owners in search of a star. 
Interview With Stw-S«eker 

It was thus with some sur- 
prise that we learned of the pre- 
sence of some twenty Smith girls 
in the valley wherein Is located 
the Williams campus. "Surely," 
we thought, "there can't be that 
many sick brothers to-day." So 
we approached one of the lovely 
visitors from Northampton, a 
Smith Junior, to question her. 
She asked that her name be with- 
held, so we shall call her Mary. 
It should be remembered that 
this is a pseudonym." 

"Ah, Mary," we began, "the 
mountain slopes are echoing with 
glad cries to-day, eh?" 

She was apptu-ently unable to 

"What we mean is - to-day Is 
MOUNTAIN DAY, ^pi't it?" 

"Why, yes, this )s Mountain 

"Well, don't you ollmb mount- 
ains on Mountain Day?" 

"Oh. Oh yes . Wel l, a Preehman 

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Football Band 
Needs More Players 

Werkman States Band 
Will Produce Or Quit 

"The football band this year 
will be a high calibre musical 
organization or we will drop sit 
entirely," Sidney L. Werkman, 
director pt the band, told the Rec- 
ord. He added: "We need all the 
good musicians in college playing 
to make it a good group. We are 
not going to compromise." 

The band will be a non-murch- 
ing organization this year with the 
emphasis shifted to good musical 
performance. It will play at all 
home games cuid travel to Middle- 
town for the Wesleyan contest. 

At present the band comprises 
thh'ty pieces. Although more men 
are needed on all Instruments, 
the clarinet and trumpet sections 
are especially 

Anyone interested in playing in 
the band should report to re- 
hearsals In Chapln Hall on Mon- 
day nights at 7:30 pjn. 

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Ephmeti Seek 
Firrf Victory 
f Campaign 

Series Of Casualties 
Plague Both Squads ; 
Starters Unknown 

Bowdoin Wins One 
In Three Contests 

Eph Defense, Passing 
Sharpened In Drills 

Unsuccessful in their first two 
bids for victory, the battered Wil- 
liams gridmen return home this 
afternoon at 2:00 p.m. to try their 
luck again. The opposition this 
time will be supplied by the Polar 
Bears from Bowdoin, who sport a 
somewhat more impressive re- 
cord with one win among their twd 

In their first sta/'t on familiar 
stamping groimds the Eph- 
men seek to put an end to a vlc- 
J»ry famine, which has included 
a 19-7 loss to Middlebury and a 40 
-0 bruising by RPI. 

Still hampered by injury Jinx 
the squad has been workinK hard 
all week with special emphasis 
on passing, the one bright spot in 
last week's unpleasantness al 
Troy, and tackling and defense, 
which has been disappointing in 
the two previous games. Kicking 
especially poor in the last half 
against R.P.I., has also been stres- 

Tlie advantage of home grounds 
and the last week of hard dril- 
ling will stand the local athletes 
in good stead if they plan to top- 
ple the Bears from Brunswick, 
Maine. To gain their first win. 
Coach Snively's charges must bo 
able for sixty minutes to main- 
tain the brand of inspired ball 
they have flashed only sporadi- 
cally this season. 

Bowdoin has won only once, 

while dropping two contests, but 

the lads from out of the north 

should be tough, despite their 

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Campus Will 
Vote On NSA 

Representatives Here 
To Explain Program 
Before Referendum 

Henry Halsted, '48 and Seth 
Bidwell, '49, will speak to each 
social unit next week about the 
developments, aims, an^ methods 
of the National Student Associa- 
tion, and at that thne they will 
answer questions that any student 
may have about the organization. 
After these talks have been com- 
pleted, a referendum will be held 
on the campus to determine 
whether Williams will remain a 
member of the National Student 

If campus approval is received," 
the present committee will then 
reorganize the Williams NBA on 
the lines prescribed at the na- 
tional convention held at Madi- 
son, Wisconsin, this summer. 

An attempt will be made to 
make Williams an integral part of 
both the regional and national 
organizations of the NBA. 

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Seth M. Bidwell, '49 
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Editor, The RECORD: / 

I enclose a copy of a letter to*i»ll8s Osborne, whdse frmids 
would be very glad to see printed in the RECORD. As you knbw, 
Miss Osborne retired this past summer from her position as custodian 
of the Chapin Library. Years ago she studied under Mr. Harper, a deal- 
er in rare books, through whom most of the books, especially those in 
the field of English and Americana, passed as they were acquired 
by Mr. Chapin. 

, Very sincerely, 

Orie W. Loni 

Dear Miss Osborne: 

... It is unnecessary to say that your departure as Custodian 
of the Chapin Library has a special significance for me. After Mr. 
Chapin's death you were a continuing link in the close personal 
association I had with him and the formation of his library, and 
I. felt strongly that you had carried out his wishes ... as to what 
he wanted the Library to mean to Williams. It will be hard for the 
Trustees to find anyone to fUl your place adequately.. 

In retiring, you can, however, feel that you have had an active 
and important part in guiding and administering one of the finest 
libraries ever given an institution In this country. Your reports, 
with their detailed accounts of adapting the Library's resources 
to student courses; your occasional contributions to "The Library" 
and to the American Bibliographical Society Papers; your translation 
of Haebler for the Groller Club; and finally the Chapin Ubrary 
Check List, are all enduring testimonies to your scholarship and 
the Ideals Mr. Chapin stood for. 

Sincerely yours, 

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OCTOBER 18, 1947 

No. 5 

Why We Pay 

Many undergraduates have raised questions about the ticket 
and seating situation for the Amherst football game. There have 
been complaints voiced as to the price of tickets for those un- 
dergraduates choosing to sit in the reserve section of the grand- 
stands; and there have been complaints by freshmen and sopho- 
mores being required to si; near the end of the field. 

Because of a situation which appears every two years, when 
we have a home game with Amherst, there is nothing which can 
effectively be done to ehminate these complaints. 

This year we are playing the first home game with Amherst in 
five years. That means that a larger group of alumni will be, and 
have aheady, applied for tickets. With the college enrollment 
at its present level, Vnore parefnts than ever beforS want to see 
the game, in addition to the larger number of undergraduates 
who will attend. 

Without the expenditure of several thousands of dollars, 
which the Athletic Council does not have to spare, the seating 
capacity cannot be increased to handle the overflow. Therefore, 
because of our obvious debt to the alumni and to the parents, 
it is necessary that a part of the undergraduate body be shunted 
to the end of the field. This has been done on a cl^ss basis, which 
is about the only fair way of handling the situation. 

Since the Athletic Association just about breaks even finan- 
cially by following their present policy as to ticket sale price, it is 
necessary that this policy be maintained. No one makes any money 
off of football admission rates, and there are many other colleges 
which do not give their undergraduates the break that we are 
getting. Things are far from ideal, but under the present circum 
stances, it is the best that can be done with the situation. 

^ A Sanitation Problem 

One of the most disgusting and disgraceful eyesores on the 
WilUams College campus today is the restroom situation at Wes 
ton Field. 

Numerous complaints have been registered about these 
toilet facilities. The only resemblance to a convenience appears 
to be a poor excuse for the old-fashioned "hole-in-board" appar 
atus. And there is no apparent difference in the calibre of the 
MEN'S and LADIES' accomodations. Both are outmoded and 

Houseparty and Homecoming weekends definitely do not 
create a very favorable impression upon those who are forced to 
make use of the washrooms in which people are unable to wash 
much less see what they are doing. 

Mr. Walter Sheehan, director of athletics, in a statement 
this week, explained that something will be done about this 
deplorable situation as soon as 'funds permit. We feel that the 
problem is serious enough to warrant use of current funds. 



7:30 p.m.: National Student Association meeting in 3 OrlfiBn 
8:00 p.m.: Football rally on Lab Campus. 
Yacht Club, Freshman Dingy Championship Preliminaries, away. 
Yacht Club, U.S. Military Academy Sailing Club, away. 
2:00 p.m.: Football, Bowdoln, Weston Field. 
Afternoon: Soccer, University of Connecticut, away. 

Freshman Football, RPI, home. 

Freshman Soccer, Mt. Herman, away. 

Freshman Cross Country, Mt. Herman, away. 
8:00 p.m.: Football Benefit Dance, Lasell Oym, until midnight. 

Chapel Speaker: The Rev. Charles W. Oilkey, DO.; Dean of 

Chapel, University of Chicago. 

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by Joslah T. S. Horton 

I could spitlWhat a lousy sheet is the Williams RECORD. And to 
think that I would have paid five dollars for it if I had subscribed! 
Right smack in the middle of the front page where decent law-abiding 
students couldn't fall to see it, is a statement praising the "liberal 
attitude" at Williams College. And this statement is quoted fro(n the 
ravings qf no other idiot than Henry Wallace. HENRY WALLACE! 
I could just spit. 

I feel that it Is only fair to warn Mr. Henry Wallace that he 
can never expect my vote if he runs for president. And if that does;^^ 
n't discourage him from trying, I promise also my full and.linfivw)Hled 
opposition. This whole thing may well turn out to be a'tooth^nd nail 
struggle between the two of us. And a man his age maypot^ven ii/ie 
his own teeth — which fact in Itself cannot help,^J^lt Indicate ahe 
outcome. ^^ «7 

Heartaches ^^ ' 

Being tagged a "liberal" by Henj^r'Wallace Is probably a heart- 
rending experience to a good grassroots American radical. The only 
comparable outrage would be^that of a person labelled a "good con- 
servative" by Oerajd L, K. Smith or Elizabeth Dllllng. It isn't that 
I don't like HenryJVtCllace — someone told me that he produced some 
very good corn. But then who couldn't, In Iowa? 

Actually^ "liberal" Is an all- compassing term. There are lib- 
erals and liberals. One type of liberal wants to kill little pigs, build 
big dams, and spend lots of someone else's Ill-gotten capitalistic 
millions. He becomes'^ New Deal Democrat. Admittedly this stage 
of liberalism is on the way out. Now it's no more fashionable to be 
a New Deal person than it Is to be a whiz at whist. 
No Bald Socialists 

As it becomes more and more difficult for the New Deal addict to 
pick up an honest dollar, he gdes through the stages of bureauchat, 
economist, and Anally college professor. The college professor is m the 
last stage of New Deallsm, for as his hair grows longer he becomes 
a Socialist. Not every . college professor becomes a Socialist, because 
some are bald. 

When things become tougher, the Socialist lets his hair grow 
even longer, takes up bomb-throwing, and becomes a Conununist. The 
intermediate stage in which one's hair is too long to brand one a 
Socialist, and one's aim Is not good enough to deem one a Comrade, is 
the stage of the Henry Wallace "liberal". These are the people who 
find it difficult convlnclrig Congress that their intentions are good. 
It's rather like convincing a man whom you are choking that it's 
all for his own good and that he'll be better oif not having to breathe. 
Retrogressive Liberalism 

The advanced stages of this disease result in what has been aptly 
termed (by me) "retrogressive liberalism" In which the victim is 
so damned liberal that he wants to revert to a feudal system where 
the life of the citizen depends entirely upon the Leader. In his 
deluded mind, the "liberal" envisions himself as the Leader, so the 
ideal state of the "liberal" turns out to be one In which there are 
135 million Leaders and no followers. '•'; 

Well, comes the Revolution, and the New Deal-Sociallst-Llberal- 
Communist brushes his locks from his dreamy eyes and becomes a R|e- 
actlonary Republican to protect what he has gained from those 
damned "liberals" who are springing up all over the place and de- 
manding some foolish thing like democracy or free competitive 
enterprise. And naturally he is done away with in some purge or 
other — which fate must surely await all Reactionary Republicans. 
Reactionary Wallace 

So the way I figure It — if Henry Wallace is smart he'll become 
a Reactionary right now. It will save him a lot of time and trouble. 
He can sit tight arid wait until the cycle of revolutions comes around 
to him, and he can Join it as a Republican and get killed in a purge 
anyway. And think how much fresher he'll be for having taken 
life easy while Senator Taft and those other up-and-coming radi- 
cals beat their brains out and become old and worn before they 
are killed. 

Perhaps it is too much to hope that Mr. Wallace will accept my 
advice, so I am preparing battle. Believe me, If Henry Wallace in- 
tends running for president, he'll have to choose some party other 
than the Republican Party, because that's one place where I have in- 
fluence. Maybe I've l)een too harsh on him — it may be that he's Just 
trying to make a living. There's reaUy good money in liberalism 
these days. 

But despite Henry Wallace and the RECORD, one must not ac- 
cuse WUltams of having a "liberal attitude." to the first place the 
statement could hardly have been of great value in speeding the col- 
lection of Phlnney's Phund. And besides there are too many nice boyg 
at wmiams to besiplrch Ws fair name with the tag of "Uberallsm." 

And what la more — everyone knows that no matter what a 
Williams man learns in college, he has a tremendous faculty for 
bccomlnc perfectly normal after graduation. 





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Meet Bowdoin 


Football Team Seeks ' 
First Victory^Today 

spotty record, which doesn't give 
a true picture of the team's abltl- 
ty. BememJ)er, wderated B.P.I. 
had a deceiving record of 2 losnes 
as against Ho ' wins before last 


Plagued by fumbles, which also 
troubled the Purple, the Bears 
dropped their first gfcme 21-12 to 
Xufts, and then lost n heart- 
breaker to Mass. v., 7-6. These 
two contests shelved ' seven men 
who were unable to play last week, 
when Bowdoin outscored Am- 
herst 8-8. 

A breakdown of statistics of 
the Amherst defeat show by how 
much the Brunswick squad out- 
classed the Sabrinas. Bowdoin 
out-rushed Amherst 203 to' 
yards, clicked off 13 flrsMWwni 
to the Jeff's 8 and«mied ■66' 
yards in two passg*^ conipared 
to Amherst's M-ywds In four com- 
pletions. Bo«fdoln, previously rat- 
ed (qr'lCs passing attack, proved 
itrfuhning sound on Saturday and 
brings a well balanced offense to 
town today. 

Solace niay be found, however, 
in the injury bugaboo, another 
nemisis of the Purple eleven, 
which has pursued the bears all 
season. Neither team will be at 
full strength this atternoon. 

Comfort can also be foimd 
among the dusty accounts of the 
previous Willlams-Bowdoln meet- 
ings. Since 1890, the Ephmen have 
triumphed eleven times, lost Ave 
limes and tied Ave times. 

With both squads riddled by in- 
juries, the starting line-ups are 
a matter of guess work. For Wil- 
liams, Frank Todd, Oene Detrtxar 
and Bud Cool should all see ac- 
tion at the ends. John Clancy and 
"Hank". Lucas will be at tackle. 
Captain Oene Murphy and 'Frog" 
Salmon at guards and Jim Lyons 
at center. Tackle Tom Leous Is 
now off the injury lint -uid should 
see service, also. 

The Eph backfleld poses even 
mofrwicertainties than last week. 
Bud Wilson and Vic Fuzak will 
be ready at quarterback with Bill 
Blanks and Dick Whitney at the 
Imlfs. The fullback slot is stUl 
open with "Stu" Duffleld and Pat 
Higgins, two of the squads bei>t 
runners, benched with inlurles. 

Bowdoln's lineup is not much 
more certain. The ends will no 
doubt be BUI Ireland and Al 
Nicholson. Jim Slbson and Dough- 
erty will be at tackles, Charlie 
Lovejoy and Vic Portln, at 
guards, and Jim Draper, at center, 
should complete the forward wall. 
In the backfleld, Burke, Uoble, 
Pierce, and Williams, the quartet 
that started at Amherst, could 
well be the starters this afternoon. 

J, Cole's 162 
Tops Golfers 
In Qualifying 

Field Of Eight Begins 
Individual Contests 
To DetermineChamp 

Tennis Match 
Play Advance^ 

Robinson, Schaaf Lead 
Palmer Wins Upset 

Combining scores of 80 und 82, 
Jerry Cole won the medal in the 
qualifying rounds of the fall golf 
tournament at the Taconic Qolf 
Club last week. 

Deadlocked for runner-up hon- 
ors were Bucky Marchese andKlm 
Whitney with 163. BUI Burke and 
Larry Witten followed wlthr^65. 
The flight of eight wstfrounded 
out by Dick W^lsTulck Heuer, 
and BlU W^r^; A total of 168 
was needed^ make the champ- 
ionslUirdivislon. BUI Rodie had 
Ileal rounds with Ward, but 
Ward got the last sixit on a 
matching of cards. 

First Round Matches Besln 

To date two of the first roimd 
matches have been played. Jerry 
Cole downed Larry Witten 7 & 5 
af. Larry three- putted himself out 
of the tournament. And Bill Burke 
encountered the same difficulty as 
he blew a four hole lead to BUI 
Ward, losing one down. Burke won 
four of the first six holes as he 
fired six consecutive tours, but 
then his putter failed him and he 
began to miss two-footers. The 
other two matches will see Whit- 
ney against Heuer, the winner 
to meet Cole; and Marchese 
against Wells, the winner to op- 
pose Ward. 

Something new this year is 
the formation by Dick Baxter of 
a freshman flight, which should 
give Dick a good preview of the 
material,, he wiU have to work 
with next spring. The fresh- 
men pairings are: Rodie vs Jef- 
frey, Prazler vs." Stone, Smith vs. 
Whaley and Wright vs. Windle. 
Championship qualifying scores: 
Jerry Cole 80 — 82—162 

The Annual Bockwood Tennis 
Tournament for the Coltege 
Championship has reached thi 
fourth round. To date the,.^p 
two seeded players, Stuil6blnson 
and Charlie SchaofJj^e had lit- 
tle trouble in admiclng to the 
quarter-fliml»r In four matches 
so far JMmnson has lost only five 

^seeded Dick Palmer has con- 
tributed the biggest upset of the 
tournament when he routed fifth 
seeded Ed Spencer 6-2, 6-1. Pal- 
mer, therefore, has established 
himself as the darkhorse of the 
tournament and should give 
fourth seeded Joe Takamlne a 
good battle in their quarter final 

Other matches have seen 
George Wright, seeded third, and 
Pat Humphreys, seeded eighth, 
also reach the quartlKfflnal roiind 
with out much tro 

hence the first "letter 

Bowdoin Next For 
Williams Harriers 

Kelton, Delaney Collins 
To Run On Saturday 

Opponents' Schedule 
October 18 

MIddlebury vs. Coast Ouard 

R.P.I, vs. Union Away 

Trinity vs. Hobart Away 

Wesleyan vs. Swarthmorc 

Amherst vs. Colby Away 

Fresh from a 25-30 victory 
over RPI in their first meet of the 
season, the varsity cross country 
squad is rapidly whipping into 
shape for a contest with Bowdoin 

Daily workouts under the dir- 
ection of coach Tony Plansky 
have been doing wonders for the 
thlnclads, and the time trials 
over the course show .steady im- 
provement. Nevertheless, Bowdoin 
will be a hard nut to chack, since 
the men from Maine, who have 

Bucky Marchese 
Kim Whitney 
Bill Burke 
Larry Witten 
Dick Wells 
Dick Heuer 
BUI Ward 


always been strongest iii track, 
are piloted by Jack McOce, a 
veteran coach who has put sev- 
eral men on the U.S. 01ymt)ic 
teams In the past. 

With Herb Chlsholm stUl 
benched on doctor's orders, It Is 
a almost sure bet that the same 
seven harriers who outsped RPI 
last week wUl run for Williams 
in the coming tut — BlU Kelton, 
Kevin Delany, Paul Cook, Phil 
Collins, Ernie May, WUUe Davis, 
and Ken Nelligan. 

The freshman thlncladj, who 
were mauled 17-38 by the RPI 
yearlings in their opener, wUI pro- 
bably fare no better when they 
take the field against Mt. Herman 
whom they will meet Saturday. 
With only eight men out for posi- 
tions on a seven man squad, there 
Just isn't too much talent to 
choose from. 

"ExcuH it, pUata-i-but I'll com* flying •nytima 
■nybady offer* m* Dantyna Chawing Cum I 
That claan-tatling, lang-latling flavor ia oitt of 
this world, and Dantyaa aura halpa kaap toath 

Dantyna Cua»— M*da Oal]r by Adama 

^ jy Beth Bidwell 

I am rteUjjcifisappointed and disgusted 
to the editpr^ have ever written. 

Cpmmg from a small Ohio town and having watched smaU col- 
leg»^ootbaU since I was old enough to sit on my father's knee nt the 
'^me, I have developed a keen sense of enjoyment in watching 
clean, fast, hard, win or lose footbaU. On coming to Williams last 
year I hoped to see the same sort of interesting ball played here and 
I am sorry to say that I was sorely disappointed. 

Last year the Ephmen were colorless, slow, and played ragged 
football. I have watched numerous high school teams which appear- 
ed to be better, coached and played sharper, more up-to-date football. 
ThliB^ear when I heard the team had adopted the "T" formation I 
hdped ^ would all get a chance to see smart, heads-up ball being 
^played. The two games this yeari which I have loyally trekked far to 
witness, have shown nothing to warrant this hope. 

Let's wake ut> here at Williams and establish an athletic pro- 
gram that will warrant respect from our opponents instead of the 
laughs we now hear. Let's organize an athletic office that will try 
to foster school spirit and support for the team — not one that 
breaks down when more than one bus-load of fre;ihmen desire to 
attend the MIddlebury game. Let's turn out a well-coached eleven 
that will bring the same respect on the gridiron which Williams how 
holds in the classroom. 

In short, Williams, let's get on the ball! 

Edgar Graef, Jr. 
ED. I cannot endorse Ed Graef's letter as the feelings of the REC- 
ORD, however, my own feelings are very similar to Ed's when I 
note the following headlines of the RECORD which may be summar- 
ized as follows: 

Wednesday, October 8. "Big Blue Trounces Piu-ple" 

Wednesday, October 15. "Big Red Swamps Purple" 

I hope that the one next week won't read "Big White Cnishes 
Purple." These teams were never such tough campetition for WU- 
liams in the past, and if such is the case, the Ephmen's football 
Jerseys won't any longer be Purple, but a wierd combination of 
colors very well ground in. S.M.B. 

Was walking down the Street the other day, and ran into one 
of the cheer-leaders coming out of Salvy's with a new pair of white 
Buck's I that's shoes, that is) and as usual lacking any othei' con- 
versation, remarked on how lucky he was to have the college pay- 
ing for his attire now-a-days. 'Like - - - -", he says to me, " these 
Jobs put me back eleven bucks, and on top a dat, I gotta Keep'em 
white." Obviously, noticing that his diction was of the best var- 
iety associated with "the dandy little school in the Berkshires, ' as 
one of my colleagues is so fond of calling Williams, I immediately 
figured that he would be an excellent cheerleader, and remarked 
that for his efforts the college should be at least willing to expend 
a little dough for the cheerleaders. 

Was wondering how it was figured that Art Beard of RPI, who 
ran around Williams' backfleld last Saturday, was allowed to play 
when he already has a degree from RPI. 

Soccer Team 
Prepares For 
Connecticut U 

Freshmen Open Season , 
Against Mt. Hermon 
With Strong Eleven 

by Norden Van Home 

Coach Ed Bullock's eleven Is 
on the road again this Saturday, 
encoimtering a formidable UVii- 
versity of Connecticut squad at 
Stores. After last week's 3-2 up- 
set at the hands of the University 
of Massachusetts, the team is 
eager to return to the win side of 
the ledger once more. 

The purple hooters have been 
scrimaging Clarence Chaffee's 
spirited Frosh outfit this week ta 
an effort to overcome the haphaz- 
ard brand of soccer exhibited at 
Amherst a week ago. It can't be 
denied that on paper the team 
isn't a strong offensive unit, but 
when on the field they lack the 
aggressiveness and spirit neceST 
sary for a good record when the 
season closes. 

Line-up May Be Switched 

As "Uncle Ed" remarked, "I i 
should have used the J.V.'s." That 
is of course to be taken with a 
grain of salt, but it might very 
well mean that no one person has 
a position "cinched." As the sit- 
uation now stands, any player 
showing ability and spirit could 
be promoted to the varsity squad 
without any hesitation. 

Connecticut recently enjoyed an 
8-1 victory over Tufts arjid they, 
although beaten by the Purple 
last year, promise to put up a top 
notch soccer team on the field. 
Win or lose, if the team can dis- 
play a fighting spirit and will to 
win, it will be a vast improve- 
ment over last week. On the other 
hand if sloppy play is again evi- » 
dent, you can look for some chan- 
ges in the line-up when the team 
I plays Springfield a week from 
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.WyckofiF^ Sends 
Job Placement 

Director Asserts Half 
Graduates Leave Here 
Unassured Of Future 

The Placement Bureau has sent 
out questionaires to all members 
of the Junior Class whch must be 
returned by October 22, Place- 
ment Dlrectoi' WHUam O. Wyck- 
otl. '14, announced. He will hold 
interviews with every junior dur- 
ing the next month. 

"In a year and a half," said 
Mr. WyckofE, "fellows now in their 
junior year will be out on their 
own, and it's time they started 
thinking of what they aie going 
to do." 

According to past records, 
nearly half of every class has no 
assurance of a job upon cradua 
tion, and in many cases has had no 
idea of what field he wants to 
follow. The purpose of the ques- 
tionaires and interviews to be 
held from now until Thanksgiv- 
ing is to help such fellows decide 
which vocation they will take up." 
Director To Attend Meeting 
On November 6 Mr. Wyckoff 
win attend a three day meeting 
in Albany of the Eastern College 
Personal Officers where he is to 
run a panel. This organization 
is composed of personnel officers 
of business firms as well as col- 
lege placement directors. One 
hundred and fifty men and wo- 
men will be present. 

The director recently returned 
from a field trip to several east- 
ern cities where l.e interviewed 
heads and personnel officers of 
various schools and business re- 
garding openings for Williams 
men — alumni and undergradu 
ates in their senior year. Informa- 
tion concerning jobs gathered on 
these trips and notices sent him 
by job sources Mr. Wyckofl sends 
on to men registered with the 
Placement Bureau. 

Riot — 

"A" entry. Again the fire" hoses 
went to work, and the drenched 
maulers mauled some mgre. 

A sadistic freshman, name un- 
known, declared In a loud voice 
that he was a sophomore, thus 
drawing men from both camps to 
the scene where another skir- 
mish quickly cropped out. In still 
another sector, a helpless fresh- 
man lay on the stairway as his 
comrades trampled over him in 
a vicious counter-attack. 
As befuddled JA's tore out 
their hair, the battle subsided 
only when Mr. Sheehan appeared 
on the scene. Eye witnesses claim 
that despite the fact that they 
were outnumbered the Sophs per- 
formed admirably. Both groups 
acquired their shares of mlsSlhg 
teeth and muscle strains. 

The sAioke of battle has cleared, 
and quiet reigns once again in 
the land of the youngsters But 
there ard some who won't soon 
forget. For example, the lad who 
was,, caught redhanded with the 
fjre hose, the surprised person that 
found his room swamped in 18 
iiv<5b« of water, or the unfor- 
turiates who are tailssing ivory 
from their jaws. The alle'ied JA 
instigator never did turn up. 

Six Seniors Elected 
To Fhi Beta Kappa 

Barnett One Grade 


The Phi Beta Kappa Society 
has elected six new members, 
from the Senior class this term: 
Robert E. Comwell, Jr., IRC mem- 
ber; Purple Cow Chairman Ro- 
bert C. aieckner; Burton M. Sap- 
iro, WMS staff meniier; Robert 
L. Nelson; and Francis C. Stokes, 
Secretary of the Outing Club, and 
R. Rhett Austell, Jr., Managing 
Editor of the Record. 

The Massachusetts Qamma of 
Phi Beta Kappa, establljhed at 
Williams In 1864, elects Its mem- 
bers from the upper fourteenth 
of the junior and senior classes. 
Juniors must, have an average of 
eleven A's abbve B, while seniors 
may be elected with eight A's 
.ibove B. ' 

Promote Foote, Stoddard 
To Associate Level 

woe Suggests 
Greylock Hike 



Fresh Season Opens 

A united and spirited Freshman 
team will open their season this 
Saturday against Mt. Hermon on 
the opponents field. The team has 
looked very good in many scrim- 
ages against the Varsity squad 
and should put up a determined 
fight in their initial encounter. 
It is too early to say anything 
about their Little Three chances 
but Coach Chaffee having copped 
it last year, would like nothing 
better than to repeat. He iias sev- 
eral promising players in Milford 
Lester goalie, Roger Dickerson, 
right half and George MeuUer 
right inside, around whon he can 
build a strong team. 


proved at the campus referendum 
it will attempt to have the Reg- 
ional periodical published on this 
campus in order to aquaint the 
college with the organization 
and to have the opinions of Wil- 
liams heard at places other than 
Williams College. 

Another idea which the com- 
mittee plans to promote at the 
present time is the construction 
of a Student Union building. The 
NSA will provide accurate, prac- 
tical information from colleges 
the same size as Williams con- 
cerning the construction, main- 
tenance and organization of such 
a campus structure. 

D^n Keep — 

kiiid of work required a full- 
time administrator to leave fac- 
ulty members who had done these 
things in the past more time for 
their own courses. 

The meeting of President Bax- 
ter and Mr. Keep last summer 
seemed the happy solution to 
the situation. Mr. Keep was the 
pre-war Headmaster of the Berk- 
shire School, where he had much 
first-hand contact with the aca- 
demic problems of school-boys. 
He was well accustomed to the 
esponsibllity of what he terms 
helping adjust the program to the 
individual and the individual to 
the program." 

Wrote Military History 

Called to the colors H.e. draft- 
ed! in 1943, Mr. Keep served 
briefly with the Signal Corps 
and Military Intelligence. A year 
later he was commissioned and 
transferred to the Historical div- 
ision, wliicli was founded by Mr. 

Shortly before the end of hos- 
tilities in the Pacific, Lt. Keep 
was sent to that theatre of oper- 
ations as Historical Officer with 
the First Information and His- 
torical Service attached to the 
XXIVth Corps. After the Japan- 
ese surrender he went to Korea, 
where he became Commanding 
Officer of the First I. and H. Sv. 
with the Official title of "Histor- 
ian USAFIK", and was a mem- 
ber of the Headquarters Staff of 

Studied at Princeton 

Mr. Keep was born in Chicago, 
where he spent most of his child- 
hood. Two years prior to World 
War I he travelled extensively 
through Western Europe, return- 
ing for his preparatory education 
which he completed at the Berk 
shire School in 1924. He received 
his Bachelor's degree in history 
at Princeton in 1928, and re 
turned to the Berkshire School 
where he taught history for three 

He left again for Princeton in 
1931 for graduate work in his- 
tory and received his Master's 
degree in 1932. He was made 
Assistant Headmaster of Berk 
shire in 1936 and in 1942 he be 
came Headmaster. 

Members of the Williams Out- 
ing Club made plans, last Monday 
evening, for an outing with Ben- 
nington on October 25. Tliey also 
discussed arrangements for a Wil 
liams Winter Carnival, early next 
term. The club has recently put 
out a trail map-guide showing 
all the trails in this area. 

Details for the Bennington out- 
ing are uncertain, but one of the 
suggestions was climbing Mt. 
Greylock. This will be the first 
of a series of outings planned 
with nearby girls' colleges. The 
Winter Carnival date is also un- 
known but it Is tentively slated 
for the second weekend in the 
winter term, weather permitting.- 
This will be the first Williams 
Winter Carnival since the war. 
Keeping Trails Clear 

The woe had been busy this 
fall keeping the Appalachian 
Mountin Trail and other adjoin- 
ing trails in this vicinity clear. 
The club is only one of many which 
helps the Appalachian Mountain 
Club to patrol. The trail guide 
which the WOC has issued shows 
all the trails in this area, and 
contains other information inter- 
esting to outdoormen. 

The Trails Committee will hold 
a meeting, next Thursday night, 
in 3 Griffin Hall. The guide which 
the Committee has made up will 
be given to all members of the 
Outing Club, or can be obtained 
at Bastien's on Spring Street. 

The promotions of three facul- 
ty members to full professorships 
and of two more to associate pro- 
fessorships were announced at the 
close of last weekend's trustees 
meeting. ' In addition announce- 
ment of two new appointments 
to the faculty was made. 

Effective July 1, 1948, Rol?ert J. 
Allen will be promoted to pro- 
fessor of English, Vincent ^I. Bar- 
nett will be professor of Political 
Science, and Emile Despres will be 
professor of Economics. Freeman 
Foote was promoted to associate 
professor of Geology and Whit- 
ney S. Stoddard to as.soclate 
professor of art. 

New Religion Professor 

The Trustees also appointed 
John '"1. Hutchinson to the rewly 
created Cluett Professorship of 
Religion. After a year's .study at 
Edinburgh and Basel Professor 
Hutchinson will join the faculty 
next July 1. He graduated from 
Lafayette College in 1932 and lat- 
er received his B.D. from Uijloh 
Theological Seminary and his 

did one time." " 
. Slfns of a Lost Oenerailon 

The ensuing interview was con- 
fusing to both parties, but the 
gist of it was that no one knew 
exactly how Motmtaln Day began, 
and some were even vague oh why 
it was called "Mountain Day." 
Mary was forced to admit that oc- 
casionally a girl actually did 
scramble to the peaks, but she was 
ever after regarded on the campus 
with some suspicion. 

"Ah!" we cried, "there are a few 
then, a few who seek pastoral 
peace in the hills! Tell us, which 
is the favorite mountain? Which 
furnishes the soul with the grand- 
est fulflUment, Mt. Tom or Mt. 

She looked demurely at the 

"Greylock is the best mountain 
now," she said. 

"But dear girl — surely there's a 
limit to the distance you may go 
to climb a mountain!" 

She leered suggestively. 

"Smith girls can go ^^ar as 
they want." /'"^ 

That conclude^"the interview 

Ph.D. trOm Columbia. 

Also newly appointed to the fac- 
ulty this fall is Chandler Morse 
as associate professor of Econom- 

Marshall Plan - . . 

Schuman opinion. "If production 
can be raised, the Buropean crlaig 
will be lessened, I do not agret 
with Dr. Bchuman's failurlsm," 
he said. 

Origin of Grills 

The slow recovery of Europe 
which necessitated the Marsiiaii 
Plan was caused by heavy frosta 
and floods, the failure of exijoitt 
to Increase, a dollar shortage, the 
high cost of American imports 
and the failure of German) to 
r^over as completely as had ii^en 
expected, according to Prole ior 
Johnson. With long term a.v la- 
tance, and a greater degree of 
of self help, he /elt, Europe wi iid 
be able to reach an econo ulc 
status quo with the rest ol.'^ 
world. ^^ 

Dr. Schuman agaijvcomplc ly 
disagreed. West«3i' Europe C( ild 
not be restored to an econo ilc 
par by >852 with any sum of 
morigyrjie said, since the fur, a- 
rpeiitai problem Is not of the 1 re 
and now, but rather a devel p- 
ment of the Industrial growth of 
Europe during the ninetee ili 
century. The problem could o ily 
be solved by an attempt to n- 
crease living standards tluoui li- 
out the world through free trude 
and unrestricted ImmiKratlon, 
Since the nations of the world 
are unwilling to do this, he staled, 
the problem is hopeless. 

Reserved Seats - - - 

classes who plan to take dates 
can get reserved seats at $4.50 
a pair by placing their order 
through their social unit. Hank 
Flynt will be in the conference 
room in the gymnasium to take 
reservations from 10; 30 a.m. to 
noon every day. 

Record Notice 

A brief orientation meeting 
for all RECORD editorial staff 
compels will be held in Jesup 
Hall offices Monday evening, 
October 20, at 7:15. 





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No, 6 

Be It Ever So Humble 

Claim Free Enterprise 
Impaired at Williams 

■It was not a question of whether 
one blotter or two should be 
sanctioned on campus." declared 
H. H. Kellogg, '48. chairman of 
the SAC, last Friday In a state- 
ment to the Record, "but whether 
liny at all should have the prlv- 
ilcRc of using the college name 
and reputation In soliciting ad- 
vertisements in the area." The 
SAC has decided that there is 
not room for the blotters because 
they drain the supply of adver- 
tisinB and "perform no useful 
.service to the college." 

Edward Rogers, '50. publisher 
of the gold and purple blotter, 
Waller Olesen. '49. and Charles R 
Fetter. '48, owQers of th-' green 
blotter business, are united In 
their indignation at the SAC's 
plan to blacliball them in the 
VVilllamstown - Pittsfleld - North 
Adams field of advertising. If not 
united on the finer points of what 
con.stitutes a good blotter. 
To Blackball BlotUrs 

The plan which the SAC pre- 
.sented at the Monday UC meet- 
ing would give to advertisers in 
the area a list of campus publica- 
tions and a plea that they buy 
ads from no college activity that 
i.s not on the list. The blotters will 
be excluded from the list. 

"FYee enterprise." cry the blot- 
ter men, "is being Impaired!" 
Says Rogers: "That student-s have 
the right to make money is basic. 
Do the men on the PURPLE COW 
and RECORD expect to sit and let 
the ads come to them, or will 
they really get out and plUK their 

Kellogg answers first of all that 

the blotter people spend only 

!i few days of^oncentrated effort 

and then rest on their profits for 

See SAC Page 2 

photo by Williami Photo Service 

Dean Brooks Turns Carpenter 
Weds Cape And Swiss Styles 

Hopes To Finish Job 
On House By Sprinj; 
If Shortages Allow 

story house ready for habitation 
next spring. 

One Story House 
A compatible cross between a 
Cape Cod dwelling and a Swiss 
chalet, the building incorporates 
the best features of modern arch- 
itecture with conventional struc- 

Student Feds 
Form Chapter 
For Williams 

Barnett States World 
Government Needed 
But Time Is Short 

Speaking at last Thursday's 
organizational meeting of the 
Williams chapter of the Student 
Federalists, an international or- 
ganization advocating world fed- 
eral government, Professor Vin- 
cent Barnett asserted "the pre- 
sent world community Is politi- 
cally bankrupt and its future 
in jeopardy." 

He added, "the time we have 
lo achieve world government 
I am afraid Is quite short; the 
need. I am sure, is overwhelming. 
Professor Barnett is faculty ad- 
visor to the group, which, al- 
though new on the campus, has 
become a familiar one at a great 
many other colleges. 

The thirty-three students pre- 
sent at the first meetln? will 
form the nucleus of a larger 
group dedicated to educating the 
residents of the First Congress- 
ional District of Massachusette 
In the practical advantages of 
world federalism. 

Plans for the Immediate future 
call for the training of speakers 
to address local schools and civic 
groups, a raffle to raise money to 
finance iU activities, and the 
Raining of 160 active members 
on campui. 

Dean Robert R. R. Brooks, 
with the able cooperation of his 
family, is personally building him- 
self a new home, off Route '"">' methods. There are a large 
7 a mile south of Williamstown. "^'"8 room. 24' x 28'. 5 bedrooms 
The enterprise, in full swinn .since '^"'^ ^ baths on the one and only 

the middle of Jiinc. has pro- 
gres.sed without professional aid 
from any architects, engineers or 
day laboieis, except in a con- 
sulting capacity. 

Culling knowledge from experts 
and reading. Dean Brooks is 
constructing his future domicile 
in a secluded and beautiful loca- 
tion a hundred and fifty yards 

floor. Excavations were made to 
allow for a basement which 
contains a playroom, undef the 
living room, and a two car gar»ge 
and ample storage space. 

The building, being constructed 
exclusively by the Brooks family 
with the aid of certain students 
and faculty members pressed into 
I service, features a low angle roof 

up the Bee Hill Road from where | """ '^'»' overhanging eaves. A 
it meets Route 7. With a pressing ^^"^ ^"''^ °^ *"" »""«» ^^1" "e 


and a clear idea of his family's 
fwrsonal requirements in mind 
Dean Brooks has devoted much 
energy to the undertaking and 
expects to have the modern, one 

for a home as a motive '=°'"P°'*<'d °' P'""* «^^^^- *hlch 
will disappear into the frame of 
the house, and the floors will be 
equipped with structural radiant 

Adapted to Environment 

During the summer and fall 
Brooks has spent all his spare 
lime away from the Dean's desk 
on the project, working early in 
the morning and late in the 
evening. The house, which grew 
from the inside out. has been 
well adapted to its environment. 
The basement, constructed at 
three different levels, conforms 
to the slope of the hill upon which 
it sets. 

This slope facilitates drainage. 
See BROOKS Page 2 

Eph Gridmen Toppled 
By BowdoinEleven^ 14-0 

HP Will Draw 
Campus - Wide 

Glee Club Sees Biggest 
.And Best Fall Party 
In Williams History 

Elections Tonight In 
Goodrich .\nd Chapin 

The election of class officers 
will be held tonight, at 7:30, 
with seniors meeting in Icsup, 
Juniors in Goodrich and soph- 
omores in Chapin. 

All will elect a pres- 
ident and secretary. In addi- 
tion, seniors will choose two 
honor system representatives 
and two men for the Tyng 
Scholarship Committee. 

Besides the president and 
secretary. Juniors will select an 
additional honor system repre- 
sentative. All officers of the 
three classes will serve on the 
honor system committee and 
the presidents will be members 
of the Undergraduate Council. 

Cole And Warner 
Win Football Pool 

Outguess 74 Entrants; 
Pick Eight Winners 

Jerry Cole, '49. and Richard 
Warner, '48, outguessed seventy- 
four other entrants In the REC- 
ORD football pool based on the 
outcome of ten games played last 
Saturday, each picking eight win- 

One deck of "Duratone Plastic 
Playing Cards Beautifully En- 
graved" from Irene's Oift Shop 
goes to Cole, and Warner is claim- 
ant of one shirt from the Williams 

Sectional sports propaganda 
fooled the majority of contest- 
ants, most of whom picked Yale 
to beat Wisconsin. 'Vanderbilt up- 
set Kentucky contrary to the ex- 
pectations of most entries. Other 
entries guessed the same number 
of winners as Cole and Warner, 
but these two were the first to 
turn Ini blanks. 

"The Fall Houseparty Dance 
en Friday evening. October 31, 
will be a huge success." say Com- 
mittee co-chairmen Hugo S. Hig- 
bie, '48, and Charles R. Fetter, 
'48, "one of the biggest and best 
in the history of Williams CoK , 
lege." They attribute their confi- 
dence to an extra-large student 
enrollment, lots of college spirit, 
a famous young "DANCE-band", 
no Saturday classes, and an active 
college-wide participation m line 
with the main theme of .SONG. 
With the theme of SONG as 
a background. Higbie has talked 
to the Social Chairman of all 
social units about elaborate in- 
dividual di-splays by each house 
representing any song of their 
choice. These displays will be set 
up on the front lawns of the 
houses and allow for a widp range 
of imagination and ingeninty in 
their design. The Glee Club, Dance 
sponsors, will award prize.s for the 
several best displays. It is hoped 
that the social units decorate 
their bars and dance fioors simil- 
'irly in kne -vi'.h th? reiin theme. 
As the Dean's Office has cut 
Saturday Piiday evening 
' is expected to be a real night of 
j excitement, partying, and rom- 
1 ance. Almost everybody will be 
going to the Dance, on and off 
througout the evening. A great 
many students already have dates 
for the week-end, and many more 
are getting lined up as the big 
weekend approaches. Decorations 
for both the large and small gyms 
will be elaborate and in keeping 
with the main theme of SONG, 
rather than the original one of 
Halloween which left too little 
for the imagination. 

A 'psofessional decorating firm, 
which I;as had wide experience 
among Eastern colleges, will com- 
pletely disguise both gyms, mak- 

Costly Foibles 
Spell Season's 
Third Defeat 

^lagnificent Line Play 
Stops Bears' Attack; 
Pass Defense Poor 

Scoring Drives Fall 
Short Of Goal Line 

Tallies In Second Half 
Break S«'oreless Tie 

Murph addresses Friday rally 
with Twit and Newt in back- 

Williams Photo Service 

Females Flock 
To Rally, Game 

Pep Rally Addressed By 
Darling, Dean Brooks 

Williams Student Relates 
Wartime Experiences In 
Allied Military Government 

I^This is the first of two inter- 
views with Roger Ernst '48 telling 
of his wopk .and observations with 
the AMG in Europe] 

Roger Ernst, Williams '48 has 
a rare story to tell about the in- 
ner functions of the American 
Military Government in Germany. 
He was connected with the AMG 
for more than three years, and 
held, at one time, the Job of Assis- 
tant Secretariat within the four- 
power council in Berlin. •• 

Ernst's four-and-a-half' year 
army career began in ASTP at the 
University of Maryland early in 
1943. The courses which he took 
there were designed to give a full 
picture of Germany, past, present 
and future, and his studies (Ger,- 
man language, geography, geol- 
ogy, and politics,) were Invalij- 
able to him in his later activitlfls 
within the country Itself. 'When 
ASTP disbanded in March, 1944, 
Ernst was assigned to a "OernMn 
Country Unit," composed of Brit- 
ish and American troops. Th^se 
men were developlnp^ .Jo(nt plans 
for military government In Ger- 
many, to be put into opeWttton 
when the war was over. 

Dealt With Vast Problems 

Ar enlisted man in a staff of 
foi officers and five GI's. Ernst 
worked on the problem of co- 
ordinating the widespread gov- 
en.ment departments (Displaced 
Persons. Manpower. Reparations, 
and others. ) outlining policies, and 
producing the AMG Handbook — 
bible for the occupation govern- 
ment. His office also worked on 
fixing the joint four-power poli- 
cies of de-nazification, and drew 
up an amazing map of the Ger- 
man political "chain of command" 

The map was vitally important 
to the answer of the knotty gov- 
ernment-administration problem. 
AMG authorities saw ihat it 
would be impossible to govern all 
of occupied Germany without a 
great deal of help from the Nazi 
politicians who had been doing 
it; they needed enormous tech- 
nical aid without, of course, in- 
terference in matters of policy. 
The map showed all the Germans 
who had done anything in poli- 
tics, what they hod done and 
where. It enabled the AMG to de- 
velop an orderly plan of govern- 
ment and to figure out where the 
various politicians would do the 
See ERNST Page 2 

Hundreds of' girls, who were 
lured to Williamstown last week- 
end for the first home social 
function of the year, saw the Eph- 
men v.o down to a 14-0 defeaj at 
the hands of Bowdoin. 

The houseparty-trainina week- 
end was ahso sparked by a sparse- 
l.v attended football rally Friday 
night and a football benefit- 
dance Saturday night. 

Only half of the $300 training- 
table deficit was earned at the 
Saturday night dance but the 
Purple Key members are already 
devising ways to raise the other 

Purple Knights Plav 

The Purple Knights Sextet pro- 
vided the music for the dance 
from 8 to midnight, while the 
first public screening of last year's 
victory over Amherst spotlighted 
a continuous showing of famous 
Williams football movies. 

An estimated 250 people attend- 
ed the pep rally sponsored by the 
Gargoyle Society and led by 
Charles Schmidt, '48. A sound 
truck went up fraternity row but 
not many responded to its invita- 
tion to attend the rally. 

The football band, tlno Glee 
Club, and the cheerleaders all led 
the crowd in its cheering for the 
team; while the team responded 
through a speech by its captain. 
Eugene Murphy, '48. 

See FEMALES Pago t 

Full Cuts Asked 
For Athletic Trip 

Refcrre<l To Faculty 
And IJC Committees 

The Undergraduate Council has 
recommended that absences be 
excused which result from athle- 
tic trips or any activity in which 
a student represents the college. 
This proposal has been referred to 
the Athletic Committee of the fa- 
culty and the Study Committee 
of the Undergraduate Council tor 
study and report back. 

The Dean's Office also announ- 
ced, under Instruction from the 
Committee on EdQcational Policy, 
that any student who wishes to 
attend an advance section of a 
multi-section course may make 
arrangements with the Director 
of Athletics to do so. That is so 
that anyone making an athletic 
trip can avoid taking an absence 
and missing the class work in a 

by Stu Robinowitz 

The victory-starved Williams 
gridmen went hungry again Sat- 
urday afternoon. 

This time it was the grizzly 
Polar Bears from Bowdoin who 
took home the bacon and ilie vic- 
tory by scoring twice in the last 
half to break a scoreless tie and 
win 14 to to the disappoint- 
ment of a sunbaked crowd at 
Weston Field. 

In their first home game, the 
Ephmen followed the same script, 
which cost them triumphs to Mid- 
dlebury and RPI, by generally 
out-playing their rivals in the 
first half, only to fall victim to 
their old tumbling habits. These 
fumbles combined with a feeble 
pa.ssing and defens* once 
again spelled doom for the Purple 

Defensivly and offensively tn 
Williams line played magnificently 
opening up huge holes for the Eph 
backs and stymying the Bowdoin 
ground attack. Prank Todd, play- 
ing brilliantly at left end, crash- 
ed through repeatedly to throw 
Bowdoin ball-carriers tor losses. 
Taking advantage of this fine 
play up front, the backs, espec- 
ially Royer Collins and Dick Whit- 
ney, relied .solely on power 
plays offtackle and gained con- 
sistently. The lack of good pas- 
sing, wliich would have loos- 
ened up the Bear's defense, and of 
adequate aerial protection hurt 
tlie Williams' chances. 

For approximately two and a 
half quarters the Purple played 
inspired ball, dominated most of 
the play and seemed on the verge 
of breaking a three-week-old 
victory famine. Then midway in 
the third period Bowdoin recov- 
ered a fumble on the Eph thlrty- 
and capitolized on this Williams 
error by scoring on a pass eight 
plays later. Within a matter of 
minutes they added another sev- 
en points, recovering a missed 
punt in the Purple endzone. That 
was the game. 

Both teams were guilty of fum- 
bling, but the Williams miscues 
came at more inopportune mom- 
ents. Twice Coach Snively's men 
were unable to hang on to the ball 
within the enemy's twenty-five 
and another fumble which they 
managed to recover cost them 
yardage and a probable touch- 
down on Bowdoin's five yard line. 
Moreover, it was an Eph fumble 
that led directly to the Bears' 
first score. 

Williams kicked off to start the 
game, and a quick exchange of 
punts netted the visitors five 
yards. Both teams were forced to 
kick again shortly with ■Williams 
picking up twenty-three yards on 
this exchange. The quarter end- 
ed with the Ephmen down on 
Bowdoin's eighteen-yard stripe 
via some hard running by Whit- 
ney. After returning a punt ten 
yards to the Bowdoin forty, the 
left halfback went thirteen yards 
on a hand-off from quarterback, 
Vic Puzak, to the twenty-seven. 
The period ended two plays later 
with the ball on the eighteen. 
Coach , Snively's charges moved 



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BEN B. FOSTER, II, '48 Office Manager 

Briggs Bough, '48 
Charles R. Fetter, '48 
C. Hugh Klensch, '48 


H. Russell Piatt, '48 
John H. Schofer, '48 
Peter M. Thexton, '48 


William R. Barney, Jr., '49 Russell B. Frost, '49 

"■■■'" .Edwin Kuh, '49 

' -J. Edward Powlick, '49 
R. S. Taylor, '49 

Seth M. Bidwell, ''49 
Jerry J. Cole, '49 
Joseph F. Dorsey, '49 

S. F. Bloschke, '50 
K. V. X. Delony, '50 
W. V. M. Fawcett, Jr., 
R. Fowie, '50 
J. B. Gibson, '50 " 
J. G. Golding, '50 


E. V. Gouinlock, '50 
R. J. Heuer, Jr., '50 
'50 H. D. Mohring, '50 
D. T. Roach, '50 
S. Robinowitz, '50 
J. B. Shepordson, '50 

W. P. Stern, '50 
P. W. Stites, '49 
C. E. Utiey, '49 
H. Van Home, '50 
N. S. Wood, '50 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Acting Advertising Manager Edward L. Stackhouse, '50 

Circulation Manager Dudley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulation Manager Oren T. Pollock, '49 

P. C. Groney, '49 
R. P. Klopmon, '49 
R. A. LeCount, '49 


T. H. Lichfenfels, '50 
M. J. Murray, '50 
J. S. Prescott, '50 
J. M. Reid, '49 


B. M. Sapiro, '48 

A. R. Shay, '50 

R. B. Stollworth, '48 

Art Editor 


Sheldon N. Ripley, '48 

Bernard J. Felch, '48 


OCTOBER 22, 1947 No. 6 

Heave Ho 

[The ensiling comments are intended primarily for fresliincn 
and sophomores only, but all are welcome if they sec /if.] 

If the law of the Dean of Freshmen holds true to form, the 
frosh-soph riot has aheady taken place. True, it was onlv a minor 
fracas in the quad last Tuesday, but judging from "appearances ", 
and who made them, the annual riot may now be spoken of in the 
past tense. Last year if similar disturbance, although of an etjually 
mild nature, was decreed to have been the annual riot Any 
recurrences were to be punishable. 

It is indeed regretable that more wa.s not made of the oppor- 
tunity. In pre-war days things of that nature were much better 
organized. Of course there was much more damage, but the sat- 
isfaction of a job well done was correspondingly greater. Meetings 
were held, times arranged, and Junior Advisors advised to be 
absent, that is if they did not participate in the actual organiza- 


But there is no use crying over spoiled riots. Rather let us turn 
oiu' attention to somehow rectifying an admittedly bad situation. 
At this time of year the waters of the Green River are considered 
to be rather cold. If cither the freshmen or the sophomores 
have any pent-up passions about thei>- frustrated riot, whv not 
take them out in a tug-of-war across the river. 

Such an affair is not without precedent. Long ago it used to 
be an annual Williams custom, but it went the way of the Cane 
Rush (during which much damage was done, both personal and 
property), and for somewhat the same reasons. It seems that 
one year the sophs were losing a hard fought battle and in dan- 
ger of getting wet. So they tied their end of the rope to a nearby 
bridge. The freshmen, not to be outdone, succeeded in pulling 
down th& bridge. 


Since the victorious class in such a tug-of-war should have 
all possible acclaim, and the losers be thoroughly shamed, what 
better time is there to renew this age-old tradition than November 
1, Houseparty Weekend, on Saturday morning about 11 a.m. A 
very slight monetary contribution from each member of both 
classes would be enough to pmchase a stout rope. This rope could 
then be passed on from class to class imtil it breaks, or, if so de- 
sired, coidd be portioned out to the victors as trophies. The 
RECORD board would be willing to act as unbiased judges. 

Before long class elections will be held. Freshmen and Sopho- 
mores, make sure your officers are elected on the "Revenge 
Through A Tug-Of-War" Platform. And make sure that, once 
elected, they toe the mark, so that you can tug the rope. 

Houseparties — 

Ing sure to give an air of spacious- 
ness to the ballroom. Besides a 
huge evening-blue "sky" hung 
from the celling, decorations will 
feature In the large gym about 
eight "Songs of Williams" In 
lighted displays around the dance 
noor. Behind the band-stand will 
hang a large Royal Purple "blan- 
ket", with a ten - foot gold W 
Imprinter on It. 

At the East end of the dance 
floor, low In the "sky", will be 
a large yellow Harvest Moon, 
echoing the full moon outside 
which the Almanac forecasts tor 
chat evening. 

In the small gym, instead of 
Williams Songs, the decoratipns 
win feature large displays of oft- 
sung and well known drinking 
songs, with decorative beer-mugs 
interspersed. At the end of the 
gym, a bar serving Coke, cider, 
gingerale, and other soft drinks 
will stretch the full width of the 
gym to avoid congestion during 
Intermissions. Completely around 
the outside of the small gym tljjere 
will be small tables for partying 
during intermissions and through- 
out the evening. 

In the upstairs gym, there will 
be a large check-room featuring a 
pretty hat check girl. This gym 
will also be discreetly hidden by 
a large drape to give a handsome 
"night-club" appearance. Besides 
this service, there will be a photo- 
grapher on hand to take pictures 
of groups and couples for souven- 
irs of the weekend. 

The Main Street entrance to 
the, large gym will be brought out 
by fiood-Ughting and a large can 
opy extending some ways out 
above the side-walk. It is urged 
that everyone come in this way so 
that his date may better rippre 
ciate the spectacle of the decora 
tlons and Sam Donahue's famous 
band from this best view. 

Door prizes "of good souvenir 
value" will be awarded during In- 
termissions, so numbered ticket 
stubs should be kept. It is hoped 
that Williamstown merchants will 
cooperate by donating these prizes 

Despite the risk of such a Dance 
increasing costs, and the hiring 
of the most promising young 
bands in the country, the price 
will remain, as in the past, at $4.80 
a couple including lux and $2.4" 
for stags. Tickets and Invitations 
may be obtained ahead of time 
from social unit representatives, 
any Glee Club, member, and Bas- 
tien's. They may be had also ,of 
course, at the door. Because .of the 
nature of this Dance, a policy of 
"No Crashing" will be strictly and 
efficiently enforced. 



Afternoon: Intramural Football. 

Phi Delt vs KA 

Beta vs Psl U 

Chi Psi vs Phi Sig 

Delta Psi vs Zeta Psi 

Afternoon: Intramural Football. 

Delta Phi vs Theta Delt 

Oarfleld vs Sigma Phi 

Alpha Delt vs Phi Qamm - ' i 

DU vs DKE 

8:30 p.m. Women's Faculty Club presents a new version of Alice In 
Wonderland at the Adams Memorial Theatre. 

Afternoon: Varsity Football, Trinity, away. 

2:00 p.m. Varsity Soccer, SpringAeld, Cole Field. 

2:00 p.m. Freshma^ Soccer, Wesleyan, Cole Field. 

2:00 pm. Freshman Football, Wesleyan, Cole Field. 

3:30 p.m. Alice I|i Wonderland , , 

I Varsity Cross Cdimtry, University of Vermont, Away. 

Brooks ■ " '^:''^'- }■•■ ' 

and the windows are located so 
as to receive a maximum amount 
of sunlight, the playroom win- 
dows being exposed at the lower 
end of the slope. 

A Personallxed Home 
The home is also well adapted 
to the Brooks' personal tastes 
and requirements. The playroom 
is suthciently large to accommodate 
4 squares of dancing. There Is a 
fine view extending about nine 

The project has not progressed 
without certain practical i ' dif- 
ficulties, however. Lack of bails 
has been a pitfall, and metals 
and glass have proved to be scarce 
items. Special hollow beams had 
to be developed to support the 
main room's large floor space, 
and many other such structural 
problems had to be met. « 
Work Progressing Well 
A well mapped schedule has 
been followed since the Brooks 
family first began the initial con- 
crete forms in the latter half of 
June. The structure's walls are 
nearly completed and Dean Brooks 
is now cutting rafters in order to 
have a roof over the floor by the 
middle of next month. When 
completed the new dwelling will 
combine the advantages of a mag- 
nificent view, a secluded location, 
a personalized home and only a 
two minute drive from the loca- 
tion to the heart of Williamstown. 
Whitney Stoddard, Assistant 
Professor of Art and the faculty's 
authority on modem architec- 
ture, was very enthusiastic about 
anyone possessing the "audacity 
and ability to attempt such an 
undertaking." He commented on 
the excellent view, to north and 
south, of Greylock, Pine Cobble, 
the Dome and other hills, and 
characterized the building as hav- 
ing an excellent basic plan. 


most good, long before hostilities 
ended. At this time, in 1944. Ernst 
was commissioned a 2nd Lieuten- 

Nazis Threatened, Evacuate 

In the winter of 1944-45, U.S. 
Intelligence reported that the 
Germans were evacuating their 
government. This would be the 
equivalent of taking U.S. Depart- 
ments of State, Interior, etc. and 
spreading them all over the coun- 
try. AMG had to locate these 
documents and personell before 
any efficient government possibly 
could be set up. 

Ernst, with several other offi- 
cers, followed all available leads 
and finally, after a search that 
lasted from May until, 
turned up in the Bavarian Alps 
with 350 boxcars filled with (Jge— 
uments, and 1200 civil service 
cmyloyees who ranged from the 
Under-Secretary of State down 
to his office boy. 

Records Examined 
The documents represented 
60* of all government records, 
and they told the "other half" of 
the story on all the treaties, pacts, 
etc. which the Nazis had made 
siftce their ascension. These pap- 
ers, ':vhich are still being examined 
gave information important both 
in the war with the Japanese, and 
in the prosecution of the Ntirem- 
burg Trials. However, they prov- 
ed inoperative as ^ basis for the 
four-power government Jp Ger- 
many. \ 

After the Potsdam Conference, 
Ernst, who had been In London, 
was sent.lo Berlin and made As-"" 
slstant to the U.S. Secretarlot in 
the four-power control council. 
This council had ten subordinate 
four-power directorates which 
covered all main fields of govern- 
ment, Education, Agricul- 
ture, etc. The directorates, in their 
turn, were In charge of IBO more 
four-part organs of government, 


the remainder of the term. Se- 
condly, he says that the fh'st issues 
of the RECORD and COW have 
suffered because certain Spring 
Street storekeepers told them they 
had already given their ad funds 
to the blotters. "Also." remarked 
Kellogg, "I have heard that the 
blotters are not being used and 
that many are stacked on the 
floors of dormitory entries." When 
reminded of the blotters' claim, 
in reply to the "no useful service 
to the "College" accusation, that 
college sport and activity sche- 
dules had been given as much as 
30'f of ad space on one of the 
blotters. Kellogg declared 'I have 
not noticed that." 

"Williams" Printed on One 

Rogers spent time intermit- 
tently throughout the summer 
working on his blotter which is 
the more ornamental of the two, 
but which has far fewer ads. It 
has "Williams" printed diagon- 
ally down the front, the college 
seal and an illustration of the 
verse, "I,^never saw a purple cow.." 
Fetter and Olesen spent but four 
days working on the make-up 
and soliciting ads for their blot- 
ter, which is green, a color that 
reduces eyestrain. Each publisher 
claims that his blotter is the 
best buy. 

Fetter is a member of the SAC 
himself and voted for the re- 
solution that the blotters be dis- 
couraged, because: "At that time 
I had supposed that the staffs 
of other publications had been 
working as diligently and efficient- 
ly as they were able to obtain 
local . . and to increase national 
advertising . . Believing this, I 
felt that no profit making organ- 
ization should threaten their ex- 

all of which met in Berlin, where 
there were from 15-25 such meet- 
ings every day. 

Ernst remained in Berlin until 
last Winter, when he went to the 
London Deputy Foreign Minis- 
ters Meeting to work for A.mbas- 
sador Murphy. Shortly after his 
work In London was comilileted, 
Ernst was sent back to the Uni- 
ted States and discharged from 
the Army. 

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Football, Soccer Teams Lose, Cross Country Wins 

A "i 

Bears Inflict 
Thirrf J)efeat 
On Eph Team 

(Continued from PagB 1) 

Frosh Avenge 
Varsity, Take 
RPI By 19 - 

Fiske, DeLisser Score 
As Freshmen Show 
Promise For Future 

the ball to the twelve In two suc- 
cessive plays, but were halted 
there, and the Bears took over. 
Four plays later Bowdoln was 
forced to punt again. Whitney re- 
turned the boot from his own for- 
ty to Bowdoin's forty-seven and 
then bucked through the line and 
almost broke loose before being 
dropped on the twenty-flve, after 
Clifl Farmer had picked up eight 
yards on two line charges. 

The Purple managed to advance 
as far as the twenty-two before 
Bowdoln claimed possession on 
downs. The teams exchanged fum- 
bles here, as Marty Detmar re- 
covered a Bowdoln mlscuc, and 
in the following play Paul Zdan- 
o^lcz fell on a Williams fumble. 

The remainder of the half was 
concerned with punt exchanges, 
another Bowdoln fumble recov- 
ered by Williams and a pass In- 
terception by the Bears, who drove 
to the Purple twenty- five In the 
hist minutes of the second quar- 

As far as the Ephmen were 
( (iiicerned. the game should have 
inded at the conclusion of the 
I'.alf. for they would have departed 
liom the field with the Inner glow 
(if a moral victory. Unfortunately. 
tlicy played two halves Saturday. 
riie second one was extremely 

Collins raced the Bowdoln 
kickolf back fifty yards to the 
Bear's thirty-five In Ml electrUy- 
iiiK dash down the sidelines to 
start the Ill-fated third quarter. 
Hiid Wilson, quarterbacklni? des- 
inte a bad leg injury, then tossed 
■\ blooper to Dan Mahoney on 
tlie eighteen. At this point, the 
liuttcr-flnger nemlsls cropped up, 
jind Bin Ireland pounced on an 
I'4)li fumble, allowing the visitors 
ir punt out of danger three plays 
: ,ter. 

The Purple were not dlscourag- 

' i. however, and they battled 

liack to Bowdoin's twenty-three 

on runs by Collins and Whitney 

\ and two aerials by Puzak. This 

•narked the fourth time that 

(• Ephmen had been In possess- 

1 within their opponents twen- 

'ivc Once again they wasted 

■I'll scoring opportunity, as one 

' V'uzak's passes was Intercepted. 

he Bears struggled to mid- 

1: 1 before they punted to the 

w Mams thirty, where the home 

' icc very hospitably returned the 

skin to their guests via a fum- 

■ They paid dearly for this 

■ of kindness. Seven running 
i.vs advanced the ball to the 
teen, and then Dave Burke 
lipped back to the twenty-three 
d heaved a touchdown pass to 

/'lanowlcz. Jim Drapper then 
booted the conversion making the 
' ore 7-0. 

This was all the margin the 
"eats needed, but they threw the 
■iearliers Into a temporary state 
'1 bewilderment early In the next 
iiiarter by tallying In a sudden 
itid moat unexpected fashion. The 
".1st Bowdoln klckofl was called 
'xu'k for a Williams offside, and 
■!u' second was picked up on the 
■loal line by Ed Qulnlan and ad- 
vanced five yards. On the ensuing 
fitly. Bud Wilson took a low cen- 
ter and attempted to punt, 
but mLssed the ball, whlcfrbounc- 
ed around In the end zone. Jim 
Butler pounced upon it for the 
second Bowdoln score. Drapper's 
(conversion was good to make the 
count 14-0. 

Whitney revived the Williams 
hopes momentarily midway In the 
period by bucking through the 
Bowdoln line and gallopine from 
Ills own fourteen to the victor's 
five, before being overhauled from 
behind by Quien. In two plays the 
Ephmen drove to the one-yard 
line, where they once again fum- 
bled. This time they recovered 
out lost four yards on their last 

: -■ ■ „-^: ■■■ 

cS ■Q. 

Three touchdowns In the first 
half were enough to give prom- 
ising freshman team a 19-0 victory 
over the RPI freshmen at Cole 
field last Saturday. 

The frosh still looked rough 
around the edges, particularly 
In the backfleld blocking assign- 
ments, but the fine spirit and wil- 
lingness of the team seemed to 
Justify high hopes for the f-.iture. 

George PIske, a Manllus alum- 
ni opened the scoring In the first 
period when he went IS yards 
around left end. In the second 
period little Pete DeLlsser made 
It a regular Manllus homecoming 
as he took the ball over from the 
three on a quarterback sneak. 
Later in the same period FLske 
scored again by cutting off tackle 
from ten yards out. Ernie Mier 
zejewskl completed the scorins 
when he split the uprights for 
the extra point. 

Sperry To Fish 

Al Blanchls and Gary Bid- 
good's smashing line play were 
outstanding as were Bill Sperry's 
fine passing and Mitch PLsh's re- 
ceiving in a promising Sperry to 
Fish combination. 

Perhaps the outstandlnK plays 
of the game were turned In by 
Dewey FagerburR. who pulled a 
touchdown-bound opponent down 
from behind, and Pete Fisher, who 
punted from his own 45 to the 
RPI 5. This play was loudly ap- 
plauded by Harry Fisher, a Wil- 
liams Immortal, who saw hi.s son 
play for the Purple for the first 

Despite the victory, Harv Pot- 
ter feels that the team must 
sharpen up a good deal In order 
to beat Wesleyan here next week. 
The RPI game, however, showed 
that this team hustles and Is 
willing to learn, so hopes run 
high for a general beanle-shedd- 
Ing on November 1st. 

Frosh Soccer 
Triumphs 4-1 
In First Game 

Manning Team Captain 
.\s Ephmen (Conquer 
Mt. Hermon School 

Cross -^Country 
Team Swamps 
Inept Bowdoin 

Kelton, Delaney, Cook 
Lead Eph Harriers 
To Perfect Victory 

Rough Season 
In Intramural 
Rivalry Begins 

Phi Delta, Betes, Kaps 
Tops In One League; 
AD's Best In Other 

Purple Soccer 
Team Toppled 
By U. of Conn. 

Suffers Second Loss Of 
Current Season In 
Defensive Contest 

Op|M»nent8' Scores 

Union 24 - RPI 33 
Trinity 27 - Hobart 7 
Wesleyan 40 - Swarthmore 7 
Amherst 13 - Colby 7 

A spirited Williams Frerhman 
team took the measure of Mt. 
Hermon In their opening game 
of the season last Saturday, win- 
ning over the prep school by a 
4-1 score. The game was played 
al Mt. Hermon. 

The Ephmen looked very Im- 
pressive in ringing up their vic- 
tory. They cleared the ball well, 
kept the play do'vn In the oppon- 
ent's leiTitory most of the game, 
and did some nice passing, espec- 
ially from the backs up to the 

Manning Captain 

Dick Manning, elected captain 
before the game, scored the first 
Boal of the game in the opening 
period on a penalty kick. Mt. Her- 
mon came back to tie the score 
on a free kick, but the Purples 
scored twice in the third period 
and once In the fourth quarter 
to sew up the i;ame. Right half- 
back Rog Dickinson scored after 
a corner kick, George Mnller 
headed in a goal, and center for- 
ward Tom Kent sent home a shot 
I to complete the scoring. 
I The whole team played well and 
I showed plenty of fight in the same 
They will face the Wesleyan 
; next Saturday afternoon at Cole 
i Field. 

Making a clean sweep of the 
first six places, the varsity cross- 
country team beat the Bowdoin 
harriers on Saturday by the per- 
fect .score of 15-40. It was the 
second win in as many starts 
for Tony Plansky's boy.s while 
the Bears were making their In- 
itial outing. 

Bill Kelton led the pack home in 
the good time of 22:14 minutes 
despite the .sweltering heaf. A 
) hundred yards back were Kp\ 
, Delaney and Paul Cook \vho lock- 
ed hands to lie for second place. 
Chisholm's Form Returns 
Following in fairly close order. 
Williams nailed down the next 
! three positions in the persons of 
j Phil Collins. Ernie May and Herb 
Chisholm to complete the route 
before Wood., miisl^ed first for 
Bowdoin. Chisholm's showing was 
encouraging to Plansky for It was 
the first attempt at competition 
by last fall's Little Three champ. 
Up to last weekend a leg ail- 
ment had sidelined him. 

Nelligan, Sylvester and Davis 
I covered the golf course well anead 
I of some of the men from Maine 
I to Rive the team aclded slatt- 
ing stiength. Next wckend the 
i squad maKes the 'oih; journey 
to Burlington 'or a meet wi;h the 
■University of Venuont on their 
lough 4.5 mile course. 

In the opening games of this 
year's intramural football season 
the Phi Delts, Betes, and Kaps 
loomed as the power squads In 
the Tuesday- Thursday league, 
V hile the Alpha Delts showed that 
they would probably dominate 
the Wednesday league, as they 
smacked down DU, 42-8. 

The Phi Dells chalked up 'a 
lop-sided win in their first game 
on Tuesday, October 14, when they 
flattened Chi Psl 36-8. The Delts 
lost no time al all in beginning 
their attack, pushing over a 
touchdown on the opening play 
and rolling steadily onward in 
a fast-moving offence sparked by 
Bob Brownell and Don LeSage. 
When Thursday came, it was the 
same thing all over again, this 
time with the Saints on the los- 
ing end of the score. 

The Betes also displayed good 
form last week, with an 18-12 
victory over Zeta Psl on Tuesday 
and a 30-6 win over Phi Sig on 
Thursday. The Zeles gave the 
Betes a hard time, as they bat- 
tled to a 6-6 lie at the end of the 
regular periods. But In the .second 
overtime a long aerial netted the 
Beta team six points, and a few 
minutes later a tally on an in- 
tercepted pass by Bob Clleckner 
put the game on ice. 

Playing consistently good ball, 
the Kaps, third pillar of strength 
In the Tuesday-Thursday league, 
defeated the Phi Sigs 20-0 in their 
first game, and took their match 
with the Zeles. 30-6. 

Though the teams in the Wed- 
nesday league have played only 
one game apiece, it Is obvious 
that Alpha Dell will be the team 
to watch, unless the Garfield 
Club comes to the front. Behind 
8-0 in the opening minutes of 
the gaine with DU. the AD's soon 
begin to click, and finally ran 
away with the till, winnint; 42-8. 
The AD's couldn't be slopped, 
and in an attack led by the Bell 
brothers, Bill and Georce, they 
racked up point after point. 

The Garfield Club showed pow- 
er against the Dekes, whom they 
subdued. 8-0. A safety at the be- 
ginnjng of the first half and a 
touchdown pass gave the Clubmen 
their points 

The Williams soccer team, play- 
ing with a revised line-up, drop- 
ped its second game of the season 
last Saturday, as they Iqst a 5-2 
decision to the University of Con- 
necticut at Slorres. 

For the second lime in as many 
weeks, the Ephmen could not get 
their offense rolling. The ball was 
in the Purple half lof the field 
most of the afternoon; thus Wil- 

: hams had to play a defensive 
game a large part of the time. 
Ucon scored twice in the first per- 
iod, once in the second, and came 
back with two goals in the final 
stanza to subdue the visitors. 
Williams scored once in the sec- 
ond and once in the fourth per- 

New Eph Line Up 
Trying to snap back after their 
loss of the previous week, the Eph- 

, men fielded a revised line-up. 

' Larry Smith, out with an Injui-y 
the previous week was back at 
center forward, .with Barry Em- 
merl moving W inside left. Jen y 
Page, a fullback on last ye-ir's 
crack team, who had been play- 
ing half-back this year, moved 
back to fullback while newcomer 
Emmy Brown look over his half- 
back spot. 

This team could not seem to 
click, however. Their passes were 
intercepted, their offense weak. 
They were completely outplayed 
by the hojne team, which rotated 
eight substitutes very efletlively 
to keep in a fresh team all the 
time. Ucon repeatedly beat Wil- 

j llams to the ball: their passes 
were accui'ate, their trapping 

Williams' two goals were scored 
by Fi-ank Donelly. who has scored 
at least once in every game this* 
year, and Frenchy Oudin Donel- 
ly's score came on a penalty kick 
in the second period. Oudin scor- 
ed in the fourth period, after the 
Ucon goalie fumbled the ball. 

Aside from these two scores, 
there were very few bright spots 
for Williams during the afternoon. 
The Eplimen will meet Spring- 
field, last year's Intercollegiate 
Champions, next Saturday after- 
noon on Cole Field, in their sec- 
ond home game of the sea.son. 

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Three Undergrad Laundries 
Compete For Student Dollar 



by Ed Gouinlook, '50 

Delving into the confusion con- 
cerning the various student laun- 
dry and dry cleaning services, 
the RECORD now presents a sum- 
mary of what each organization 
offers. Out of the maze of prop- 
aganda and extravagant claims, 
certain facts concerning these fa- 
cilities are discernible. 

First, by reason of senority, is 
the Student Laundry, which has 
existed for some 32 years, oeing 
handed down from graduate to 
undergraduate. Operated at pre- 
sent by Jack Austin, '48, Star 
King, '50 and Richard Kiiian, '4«, 
It is a commission agency, send- 
ing its bundles to a commercial 
laundry in North Adams. 
Three Day Service 

Offering three and four day 
service wcitjf pick ups on Mondays 
and Thursdays, the laundry is 
deposited in each entry upon be- 
ing returned. There is a flat rate 
of $27 a term as well as a piece 
work system, and all laundry lost, 
strayed or ruined is paid for. 
Withdrawal from the flat rate sys- 
tem, with proportiiSnal rebate on 
the term charge, is possible. Piece 
work prices are on a par with 
the prices being generally charged 
by all laundries in this area 

The newest campus laundry, 
the Berkshire Cooperative, has 
been in operation for one term 
and is managed by the collective 

genius of Bob Agger '48, Don Ag- 
ger '48, and Don LeSage '49. 
Picking up and delivering to in- 
dividual doorways on Wednes- 
days, this weekly service offers a 
flat rate of $27 with unlimited 
laundry and guarantees payment 
for all losses incurred. 

Withdrawal Also Possible 

As with the Student Laundry, 
withdrawal with appropriate re- 
bate is allowed, but no piece work 
rates are offered. The Berkshire's 
work is done at White's, a com- 
mercial laundry in North Adams. 

The Purple Cow Cleaners re- 
present the lone student business 
in the pressing and dry cleaning 
field. Operating their own truck 
and taking the clothes to Petri 
in North Adams, they offer two 
day service, with possible one day 
service. They have representatives 
paid on a commission basis, in 
every house and dormitory.. Col- 
lections are made every weekday^ 

A new organization this term, 
the Purple Cow is run by Bill 
Eldridge '49, and offers prices 
which compare approximately 
with those being currently charg- 
ed in Williamstown and vicinity. 

Dean Speaks 

Dean Robert R. R. Brooks 
warned everyone not to lose hope. 
He recalled his undergraduate 
days at Wesleyan when the foot^ 
ball team on which he played 
lost 72-6, to Amherst; beat Wil- 
liams; and then watched the Eph- 
men take over Amherst. 

Freshman Dean Sheean also 
spoke at the rally. Newton P. Dar- 
ling, '48 tried to speak but deaf- 
ening applause forced him to re- 
tire before he could tell the crowd 
about ticket conditions for the 
ensuing game. 

An attempt was made to keep 
the spirit going after the rally 
was disbanded but no Bowdoin 
men could be found and the col- 
lege soon settled back to its stud- 
ies. Darling led a group of cheer- 
ing undergraduates up Spring 
Street and towards fraternity row, 
but halfway there, he lost most of 
them and the parade had to be 
called off. 







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3. Only one entry is allowed per person 
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IRC To Hold First 

Meeting Tomorrow 

The International Relations 
Club will hold Its first student 
meeting of the semester to- 
morrow evening at 7:30 p.m. In 
3 Orlffln. Among the activi- 
ties of this group are confer- 
ences with different schools, 
to which Williams represen- 
tatives are sent and various 
panel discussions, such as the 
Marshall Plan Forum held last 
week and sponsored by the 
I. R. C. 

"Especially needed," said Bob 
Rupen, '48, president of the 
organization, "are men inter- 
ested In writing radio script 
for WMS about matters of 
current interest, and someone 
to edit the intercollegiate IRC 


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Eph Eleven Travels 
To Hartford Today 


No. 7 

Trinity Claims 
Great Passer 
In Kunkiewicz 

Injury Ridden Backs 
Face Unbeaten Team; 
Purple Line Intact 

This afternoon* the thrice- 
beaten, Injury-ridden Purple 
grldmen pack up and head for 
the strange territory of Hartford. 
Connecticut, to meet a highly- 
touted Trinity eleven. This Trin- 
ity team enters the ball game with 
a three-game victory string, and 
clever and extremely capable 
quarterback and passer, "Whit- 
ney" Kunkiewicz. 

Those who sat through last 
year's 19-7 defeat, the second In 
nine encounters with Trinity, will 
recall that It was Kunkiewicz who 
beat Williams. They came back 
from the short end of a 7-0 tally 
at halftlme, with Kunkiewicz 
fairly tossing them to victory. 
Passes to Kent and Ponsalle ac- 
counted for the scoring, after 
Kunkiewicz had helped set up the 
tallies with passes all over the 

Kunkiewicz Still Pitching 
This year's team Is rumored 
to be better than last's, and the 
key to the lock lies In the fact 
that this same "Whltey" Is still 
In there, running the team. For 
It Is his kicking, i>asslng, and 
ball-handling that makes this 
team the top-notch club it is. 

Trinity's first three games were 
one-sided contests, victories over 
Bates, 33-12, Mlddlebftry, 31-7, 
and Hobart, 25-7. Comparative 
scores are deceiving, for Hobart 
Kave Trinity a real tussle, in fact 
forced the Nutmegs to take to 
I he airlines for victory. No other 
line had so clogged up Trinity's 
Kround game. Against Bates the 
Nutmegs had run pretty much 
the game they wanted. Against 
Middlebury they had varied their 
attack more, scoring two of their 
touchdowns through the air. 
IliKgrins, Blanks, Duflleld on Side 
That the Purple grldmen win 
not be at full strength for the 
tu.ssle Is well-known to everybody. 
Fullback Pat Hlgglns, halfbacks 
Bill Blanks and "Stu" Duffleld 
See TRINITY Page 3 

Claudio Arrau 
To Appear In 
First Concert 

Gargoyles ^jll Tap 
Seniors November 2 

Gargoyle, senior honorary 
society, will choose its fifty- 
fourth delegation at 11:30 a.m. 
on November 2, 1947, House 
Party Weekend, from the men 
who have just completed their 
junior year this summer and 
are now first term seniors. 

The seniors, according to 
tradition, will march to their 
places along the Lab Campus 
fence, and the Gargoyles will 
emerge from Jesup Hall. The 
latter will march past the sen- 
iors and form a circle between 
them and the audience. Then 
each Gargoyle will withdraw 
from the circle and, walking 
the length of the fence, tap 
his man and lead him into the 

Baxter Meets 
UC, Gargoyle 

Asks Fund Drive Aid; 
Vandalism Discussed 

The Undergraduate Council has 
voted to establish a Student Fund 
Raising Committee, composed of 
UC and Gargoyle members, as 
requested by President James P. 
Baxter at the Monday night meet- 

The committee will be formed 
after UC elections, October 27, 
and will organize the drive for 
the undergraduate contributions 
to the fund. 

Elaborates Vandalism Stand 

Robert Boyer, '48, temporary 
UC president, also elaborated at 
the meeting on the UC's decision 
to punish vandalism. All matters 
which the Student Committee on 
Discipline deem ' ungentlemanly" 
or "destructive of property" either 
in connection with the Amherst 
and Wesleyan games or at other 
times, will be brought to the 
attention of the committee. 

This will apply to vandalism 
Involving cars and property In 
WUllamstown and vicinity as well 
as to the defacement of property 

Modern Design 
For Phi Gams 

SAC Election 
Fills Vacated 
Board Posts 

Organization Announces 
Posting Of Calendar 
On Board In Jesup 

Wilson Senior President 
Jnniors Choose Stillwell 

Elections to fill posts on the 
Sac executive committee vacated 
by retirements and summer grad- 
uates were held at the Tuesday, 
October 21 meeting of the SAC. 

H. R. Austell, '48, Chairman 
of the Spring Conference Com- 
mittee, was elected secretary of 
the organization. Austell, a mem- 
ber of Sigma Phi, Is a married 
veteran and managing editor of 
the RECORD. Arthur F. Dodd, '48, 
Paul Barstow, '48, and Charles R. 
Fetter, '48, were the other three 
men chosen to fill the vacant 
positions on the committee. 

Fetter Is manager of the Glee 
club, treasurer of Beta Theta Pi, 
and also a staff member of the 
Record. Dodd is business man- 
ager as well as acting treasurer 
of the Record, while Barstow Is 
an active member of the WCA, 
the College choir, and chairman 
of the lecture conunlttce. The 
position of treasurer is still held 
by Dick Debevolse, president of 
Phi Beta Kappa and a member 
of Delta Kappa Epsilon. 
Calendars in Jesup 

Following the meeting, SAC 
President H. H. Kellogg announced 
the posting of two college calen- 
dars on the bulletin board in 
Jesup Hall, where campus organ- 
izations may announce any meet- 
ings or activities scheduled in 
the future. 

The larger calendar concerns 
evening hour tests, athletic events, 
plays and concerts taking place 
on campus throughout the yehr. 
Anyone wishing to add other 
events, especially IRC, Lecture 
Committee, ' or Phil Union lec- 
tures, may do so themselves or 
may call Miss McGowan In the 
Alumni Office on the flrst floor of 
Jesup. Conflcts must be cleared 
through the president of the 

Organization meetipgs such as 
the Record and Purple Cow may 
be announced on the smaller sheet 
above the main calendar. This 
sheet will be changed every two 
weeks, and organizations will have 
preference to more opportune 
times on a "first come flrst served" 
basis. If they want to avoid con- 

Fine Arts Professor 
Snared As Consultant 

Recital In Chapin Hall 
Will Feature Pianist; 
Plans Varied Program 

The celebrated pianist, Claudio 
Arrau, will appear In Chapin Hall 
at 8:30 P.m. Thursday evening In 
the flrst of five performances be- 
ing presented by the Thompson 
Concert Committee this year. 

Mr. Arrau will begin his pro- 
gram by playing selections by 
Bach and Beethoven. Following 
these, he will play several sel- 
ections by Mendelssohn, two by 
Chopin, and one by Brahms. After 
a short intermission, he will com- 
plete the recital with two selec- 
tions by Ravel, one by Albenlz, 
and two by Debussy. 

Tickets for the recital may be 
obtained by writing the Thompson 
Concert Committee^ Adams Mem- 
orial Theatre. F^es of , tickets are 
'or the entire series, "»6; single 
tickets, »2.4b and $1.8Q. Unre- 
served balcony tickeU (Chapin 
HaU) will b« sold at the door. 

Even flne arts professor Lane 
Falson was confused as the Phi 
Gams went about redecorating 
their house last week. 
■ With his reputation at stake, 
Professor Paison, asked by the 
house to offer suggestions, at- 
tempted to keep all interested 
parties at peace in the midst of 
a maelstrom of ideas. At the same 
time he tried to get the various 
pigments mixed in the proper 
proportions to produce the desired 
harmonious black and gray effect. 
Pledges Sand Walls 

Pledges are busily sanding walls 
to make way for a new living 
room wallpaper In a green mo- 
tif, while the overhead workers 
are dexterously whitening the 
ceilings throughout the house .The 
dining room Is undergoing a com- 
plete renovation, with new gray 
walls and black trim topped oft 
by rust and blue drapes, and 
the powder room has been paint- 
ed a bright green as a finishing 

With surrealism running ram- 
pant In the dining room and the 
hall a shining pale green, the 
Fills await the result of the 
acid test— Will their houseparty 
dates approve? — , . 

In other colleges. The Committee 
on Discipline will recommend to 
the Dean that the participants 
involved be dismissed from college. 

Sandy Orr '48, whose leg was broken in football practice last week, 
hears news in college infirmary of election as senior class secretary. 

Photo by Williams Photo Setvice 

Rudnick Shows Imp^povements 
To Visiting Record Reporter 

Louis Rudnick Praises 
Quality And Efficiency 
In Lucid Sales Talk 

Easing up of shortages bore 
fruit to the cleaning establish- 
ment of George Rudnick, Inc., 
this past summer with the arrival 
of new equipment ordered two 
years ago, according to XjOuIk 
Rudnick. eldest son of the late 
but near legendary founder of 
the concern. Louis, and his two 
younger brothers, Phil and Cy, now 
conduct the business. 

"It's a veritable producfion 
line," declared Louis, Williams, 

But with a modesty that would 
more accurately be called reluc- 
tance to divulge trade secrets, 
Mr. Rudnick started off a guided 
tour of the renovated cleaning 
plant by explaining the weighing 
of clothing as it Is brought in. 
"The new machines," he said, 
"operate at a maximum efficiency 
when loaded with a certain weight. 
We check the weight to prevent 
over or underloading." 

Sanitone Cleans Clean 

Approaching the new equip- 
ment he pointed to the gaping 
mouth of one machine and said, 
"Here's where we Insert the cloth- 
ing. In here they are cleaned In 
Sanitone Solvent." 

In the process, the. dirty sol- 

Lack Of Personnel Hinders 
AMG In Occupied Germany- 
Roger Ernst ^48 Declares 


(Thls is the second of two 

When a man struggles for three 
years with one problem, as Roger 
Ernst '48 did with the American 
Military Government, he will draw 
some pretty concrete conclusions 
about it. Thus, when Ernst was 
asked for personal remarks, he 
did not ponder long, 

"If I had a message to give," 
he said, "It would be that we are 
trying to do an enormous Job 
with a shockingly small number 
of personnel. The AMG In Ger- 
many has only 5000 employees 
to perform every duty of govern- 
ment. The inadequacy of the num- 
ber Is startling when you consid- 
er that New York City must em- 
ploy 20,000 policemen alonel" 
Foreign Servloe Offered 

The War Department Is now 
operating a training program for 
college graduates In order to Im- 
prove the AMO. The trainee signs 
a contract for a year, and Is sent 

to Germany as a P-1, the lowest 
professional rating. There, he 
works in every phase of the AMG 
setup, learning a trade. At the 
end of the year, he can either quit 
or continue working for the gov- 
ernment In a higher capacity. 
Ernst Summarizes 

"Considering the limitations 
on the government," Ernst con- 
tinued, "we can be proud of the 
job AMG has done in Germany. 
We have led the field in the four 
d's (de-mllitarlzation, de-nazifica- 
tlon, de-centralizatlon, and demo- 
cratization), and ours was the 
flrst zone to set up a German 
government elected by the people. 

"Educating the Germans, how- 
ever, is a most serious problem, 
and one (or which we are not well 
equipped. The puper shortage 
hampers our efforts at communi- 
cating the news, and there Is a 
frightening scarcity of teachers. 
Since we can't use Nazis In the 
See ERNST Page 2 

vent was pumped out of the 
cleaning machine at ninety gal- 
lons a minute, filtered and distilled 
by new and larger equipment 
and finally pumped clean back 
into the machine. The clean 
clothes, after being dried, are 
handled by "spotters" who look 
for and remove stains not dis- 
solved by the solvent. 

The entire "finishing" (pro- 
fessional slang for "pressing") 
department was moved this sum- 
mer from the crowded quarters at 
the office on Spring Street to the 
cleaning plant behind the Walden 
Theatre. Here, with the aid of 
additional personnel hired during 
the past four months, the clothes 
are pressed and hung on a long 
rack which runs around the room 
to the door where they are loaded 
for delivery. 

"Lots faster, more efficient and 
makes fpr better quality," com- 
mented Louis Rudnick. 

Sophs Select 
Irwin, Stowers 
Class Officers 

Boyer, Spencer, Worley 
Elected To Honor 
System Committee 

Injured Orr New 
Senior Secretary 

Page, Junior Secretary 
In Goodrich Election 

Garfield Club Picks 
Hammond President 

Bradley Hammond '48 was 
elected Garfield Club president 
last Wednesday evening follow- 
ing a spirited campaign between 
him and the defeated candi- 
date, Robert Rupen '48. At the 
same time Howard Cadmus '50 
and David Brown '51 were 
chosen Club Treasurer and 
Secretary, respectively, for the 
coming year. 

Hammond is a past Vice 
President of the Club, has been 
Junior class president during 
the summer term and has been 
the Secretary of the UC. Cad- 
mus and Brown are both Tyng 
scholars, and Cadmus has been 
a Club Executive Committee 

John N. Wilson '48 and Alex- 
ander G. Orr '48 were chosen pres- 
ident and secretary of the senior 
class as a result of elections held 
last Wednesday in Goodrich HaU. 
During meetings in Jesup which 
were marked by extreme confu- 
sion, the junior class elected John 
A. Stillwell '49, president and 
Jerome F. Page, Jr. '49 secretary, 
while Dudley M. Irwin III '50 and 
Clifton H. Stowers. Jr. '50 were 
picked for the respective offices 
by the sophomores. 

The senior class also elected 
Robert J. Boyer '48 and Edson W. 
Spencer '48 to be its Honor Sys- 
tem Committee. Daniel W. Wheel- 
er '48 and Dickinson R. Debevoise 
'48 will represent the class on the 
Tyng Scholarship Committee. The 
juniors chose Robert D. Worley 
'49 as their Honor System Com- 
mittee representative. 

Wilson Also Junior Head 

Member of Gargoyle and pres- 
ident of the Chapel Committee, 
Bud Wilson, the new senior class 
president, is a member of the Gar- 
field Club and plays on the var- 
sity football and baseball teams. 
Bud was president of last year's 
junior class and was a Junior Ad- 

Sandy Orr, the senior class sec- 
retary, was president of his class 
as a sophomore and secretary of 
the junior class. He is a member 
of DKE, a varsity football player 
and a member of the Undergrad- 

Colleges Meet 
On Christian 
World Action 

Four Williams Students 
At Amherst Meeting; 
Spencer Heads Group 

Topic Selected For 
Spring Conference 

Discussion On Politics 
Organized At Meeting 

"The Challenge to American 
Politics: 1948 and Beyond" will be 
the subject of the Annual Spring 
Conference to be held May 14-16 
of next year. The general plan for 
the conference was laid out in a 
meeting last Friday. 

The conference will open with 
a plenary session which will In- 
clude the keynote address to set 
the general tone of the discus- 
sions to follow by dealing with 
the Inevitable Interrelationship 
between domestic and foreign pol- 
43m COMFBBEWCK Page 4 

Amherst College was the scene 
of the Connecticut Valley Reg- 
ional Conference of the New Eng- 
land Student Christian Move- 
ment from Friday, October 17 to 
Sunday, October 19. 

One hundred fifty student dele- 
gates from a dozen colleges and 
universities in the region, includ- 
ing fifteen delegates from Yale, 
fifteen from Smith, and twenty- 
five from the University of Mass- 
achusetts, were present. Williams 
was represented by Ed Spencer, 
Art Singer, Brad Pusey, and Scott 

The conference met to discuss , 
the work programs outlined by 
the four commissions of the Stud- 
ent Christian Movement at their 
previous conference In September. 
The four commissions. Christian 
Beliefs, Community Responsibil- 
ity. Personal Life and Relations, 
and World Relatedness. each pre- 
sented their recommendatkm^^ 
which were then discussed m % • 
series of seminars to enable the 
flee C X3LLEOES Page 4 


North Adams, Massachusetts WIMiamstown, Massachusatts 

"Entered as second-class matter November 27, 1944, ot the post office at 
North Adams, Massochusetts, under the Act of March 3, 1 879." Printed by 
^Miller, lamb and Hunter, Inc., North Adams, Massachusetts. Published 
Wednesday and Saturday during the college year. Subscription price $5.00 
per year. Record Office; Jesup Hall,, Williamstown, Telephone 72. 


J, DAVID MAIER, '48 Editor-in-Chief 

vR. RHETT AUSTELL, JR., '48 Managing Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 Sports Editor 

ROBERT A. RUPEK '48 News Editor 

JOSIAH T. S. HORTGN. '48 Senior Associate Editor 

BEN B. FOSTER, II, '48\^..! Office Manager 


Business Mdnager, Acting Treo^rer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Acting Advertising Manager ?X^. Edward L. Stockhouse, '50 

Circulation Manager ?>x^., Dudley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulotj^on Manager /^>^^'. Oren T. Pollock, '49 


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Weston Field Rest Robins 

■ \ 

Top and bottom letti Men's rest room. Bottom right: Wash basins 
in women's rest room. 

Photo by Williams Photo Service 

Shown above are the Weston Field rest room conditions 
which were commented upon in the issue of October 18. The 
RECORD assigned a photographer to take the pictures. But on 
seeing the conditions thus illustrated, we questioned the taste of 
printing them. We decided to go ahead, however, after learning 
from College Treasurer Charles D. Makepeace that, to his know- 
ledge, no improvements were under way. 

Paragraphs in the News 

In elections held last week, 
Donald E. Hewat, '49 was elected 
as the president of the Delta Phi 
Fraternity, suceeding Arthur L. 
Stevenson '48. James H. Stone was 
elected vice-president. 

The Purple Cow announced 
last week the addition of three 
compets to the editorial staff. 
They are Brad Lynch '48, Ed 
Perrln '49 and Norden van Home 
'50. Four members of the editor- 
ial staff were promoted to associ- 
ate editors: Russell Bourne '50 
Stephen Sondheim '50, George 
Stege '50 and Aleander Peabody 
'50. Charles Klensch '48 was pro- 
moted from Associate Editor to 
the position of cartoonist. 

The faculty production of "Alice 
in Wonderland" will take place 
Friday at 8 p.m. in the AMT. A 
matinee performance will be held 
Saturday at 3 p.m. 


William E. Carl '48 is the new- 
ly elected president ot Delta Up- 

The University of Massachu- 
setts Collegian prints the follow- 
ing item concerning food prices: 
"Draper Hall (at Mass.) serves 
twenty-one meals for $8.50. The 
rate at Devens is fifteen meals 

for $9.81 Williams College 

serves twenty meals for $12.00." 
— vChere7 

• The Dean's Ofllce annoimced 
this week that John L. Brown and 
Timothy Mann of the incoming 
freshman class had won $50 cer- 
tiflcates of merit as finalists In 
the 1947 Fepai-CoU scholarship 

At a meeting of the undergrad- 
liate members of the Phi Beta 
Kappa Society Monday evening 
Dick DebevolM '18 DKE, was elec- 

Many students might be inter- 
ested in the autograph collection 
housed in West College. Remark- 
ably well preserved initials, names 
and dates going back as far as 
1804 are carved in the interior 
rafters and planking supporting 
the tower. Particularly notewor- 
thy is the decline of the crafts- 
manship of the carvings, those of 
19th century vintage being mas- 
terpieces while the modem work 
is no better than that on any 
school desk. One might wonder, 
in peering at the musty records, 
what figures of history may have 
left these mementoes of their 
school days. 

The Pepsi-Cola Scholarship 
Board will award twenty-sH( grad- 
uate fellowships for, students 
graduating from college during 
the 1947-48 school year. These 
fellowships will pay full tuition 
and $750 each year for three 
years. The winners may attend 
any accredited graduate school in 
the United States or Canada. Ap- 
plications can be obtained at the 
dean's office or from the Pepsi- 
Cola Scholarship Board, 532 Em- 
erson St., Palo Alto, California. 
Applications must be received by 
the Board not later than January 
1, 1948. 

by Robert Barrow 
AMOotetc Proteaor of Mudo 

For the student interested in music Williams oSers abundant 
facilities, many of them rather unique among institutions of Its siae. 
One of the most Important is the opportunity of hearing fine music 
provided by the regular concert course, which annually presents inter- 
nationally known artists at subscription rates which can rarely be 
equalled elsewhere. 

Local support of these concerts by residents of Williamstown, 
North Adams, Pittsfleld and other towns in this area, is spontaneous 
and enthusiastic. Student support, however, is distressingly small, 
particularly in view of the fact that the concerts are Intended primar- 
ily for the student body. For example, resident subscribers this year 
are nearly five times as numerous as student subscribers. As this 
paper goes to press only forty student, subscriptions have been sold, 
representing a mere 3.6% of the total sl^udent enrollment; some 96% 
of the men at .Williams are apparently disinterested In these per- 

Only 3.6% of Students Subscribe 

Even more surprising are the following facts: there are 122 stud- 
ents registered in music courses, or slightly over 10% of the student 
body; yet the number of student concert subscribers represents only 
3.6% of the student body. One can only wonder at the peculiar point of 
view which makes certain students willing to take music courses 
but unwilling to hear any concerts. If one may be forgiven an analogy, 
it is rather like a student of Political Science who does not subscribe 
to the "New Republic." 

\ From time to time the present writer hears various supposed 
reasons advanced as to why this situation exists, 1. e., various criti- 
cisms and objections to the series. The remarks which follow are 
intended partly in answer to these and partly in the hope that they 
may influence more students to avail themselves of these performances. 

First of all, the matter of choice of artists. They are selected by 
a committee of music students (none with particularly long hair) 
with the advice ai\d co-operation of the Music Department. Selec- 
tions are made on the basis of musical rather than publicity values 
because an artist receives $2000 for a performance does not neces- 
sarily indicate that he is twice as good as one receiving $1000— (it 
often merely indicates that his manager is twice as good). Thus you 
may not be able to hear Andre Kostelanetz or Phil Bpitalny's charm 
orchestra on the series, but there are a surprising number of people- 
cash customers, incidentally — who regard such performances as 
trivial and not quite up to the standard of some performers who 
have Jess elaborate publicity. 

Rachmaninoff Dead 

Furthermore, do not be surprised if not a single one of the three 
concert pianists whose names you know appears on the series in a 
given year — (Rachmaninoff is dead, by the way): this does not mean 
that the ones who do appear here are mere upstarts, selected solely 
because of the personal bias of the committee. It is accounted for 
simply by the fact that the number of fine artists is very great now- 
adays, and no one outside the field of music can be expected to know 
of all, or even a small part of them. If the student will take the 
trouble to glance at the music page of the New York "Times' 
almost any issue — he will see there advertised many of the musicians 
who will appear in Williamstown— (though they appear here at con- 
siderably less expense to the concert-goer). 

Likewise do not be surprised if a given series does not contain 
a particular type of Instrumentalist or vocalist you desire to hear 
Every effort is made to provide a balanced and varied program of con- 
certs: thus this year there will be presented a violinist, a soprano, two 
pianists and a string quartet. It the committee attempted to provide 
one of each type of artist requested each year it would have to present 
twenty-five or thirty performances, ranging from zither-players to 
bassoonists — an obvious impossibility at least under the present 

Orchestra Cost High 

Then there is the "orchestra question". A symphony orchestra 
will always attract quite a following — often, one suspects, because it 
involves more people and makes more noise than almost any other 
type of musical performance. The policy of the concert committee 
has been to have an orchestral performance at least every other year, 
and often in successive years. The cost of even a single such concert 
is very great — considerably more than the entire grant available 
annually from the Thompson Concert fund (figure on request). 

Furthermore statistics are available to show that the Increased 
cost of such performances is not offset by a proportionate increase 
in attendance. Other statistics also show that any increase in prices 
for an orchestral performance is met merely by complaints and non- 
attendance. No, the lack of a symphony concert — or five symphony 
concerts for that matter, for some demand Sftch a program — is merely 
a convenient stick with which to beat the dog: the real reason for not 
suscriblng is often a more obvious and less Intellectual one. 

By way of conclusion it should be pointed out that this article 
is not an apology for the concert series: it needs none. Anyone who 
doubts its excellence needs only send a list of this season's artists 
to any reputable musician in the country and he will receive ample 
assurance in that direction. If any apologia are in order it appears 
that they ought to come from another quarter. 

PaintingsBy Italian 
Artists Shown Here 

Art Museum Features 
Renaissance Venice 


The Williams Outing Club is 
making plans to hold a Winter 
Carnival here March 7, "weather 
ted president for the coming year, permitting." 

The current exhibit at the Law- 
rence Art Museum features a 
photographic exhibition of Venice, 
as seen recently in LIFE Mag- 
azine, plus Italian Master Draw- 
ings lent Williams by Harvard 
University's Fogg Musfeum and 
Prof. Paul Sachs. 

Paintings describing Venice at 
the height of her power by such 
masters as Titian, Veronese, Olor- 
gione and Carpaccio are repro- 
duced in color, with accompanying 
text quoted from contemporary 
writers. The enlarged photographs 
suggest the splendor of Renais- 
sance life. John O. Philips of the 
Metropolitan Museum prepared 
the exhibition. 

The Italian Master Drawings 
consist of ten drawings by Italian 
artists of the ISth and 16th cen- 
turies and include several chalk 
Mid charcoal studies. 

classrooms, the only teachers we 
can get are under seventeen or 
over seventy. 

"The important thing Is this: 
We must get Inside the German 
mind, and the American doesn't 
realize how difficult this mind 
is from his own. Americans think 
and come up with orginal ideas. 
These are absolutely unknown to 
the Germans. Oiu' Job is to pro- 
duce thought there; a clash of 
ideas. Otherwise, there is noth- 

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Heuer Defeats Marchese For Golf Championship 

Heuer Places 
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Golf Tourney 

Marchese Runner - Up; 

Winner's 77 Takes 

' Contest Three - Two 

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October 25 
Union vs Hobart Away 

Wesleyan vs Amherst 
At Amherst 

Sophomore Dick Heuer took the 
iltle of WlUlams Oolf Champion 
luesday on the Taconlc Course 
as he triumphed over classmate 
Bucky Marchese three down and 
two to play. 

Heuer got off to a one-up lead, 
winning the first with a par as 
Bucky scooped an Iron shot — the 
first of three that were to prove 
his undoing. Dick encountered 
rock trouble on the second We, 
conceding It to Marchese. Bucky 
promptly went back Into the hole 
by three-putting number three 
while Dick was chlpphig within 
three feet, sinking the putt for 
a win. At the end of the first 
nine Heuer held a three up lead, 
going out h> 39. Marchese got 
back one, taking the tenth hole 
with a par three, but Heuer put 
himself four holes to the good, 
grabbing birdie fours on eleven 
and twelve. 

Bueky's Last Bid 

Bucky made his last bid by 
winning thirteen and fourteen 
with pars as Dick began to fade 
his shots. On the short fifteenth 
Dick missed the green with his 
^pe shot, but approached twelve 
rcet from th6 flag and dropped 
Die putt for an Important half. 
A par on the sixteenth proved 
sufficient to win the hole, match 
and championship for Dick. 

Heuer played the best golf of 
tlie tourney In his march to and 
through the finals. In the first 
round he shot a 74 to dispose 
of Kim Whitney two and one. 
Dick continued his hot pace, shoot- 
ing 75 against Jerry Cole and 
winning by the same margin. 
Against Bucky, Dick htul a 77. 
Marchese gained the finals with 
a one up triumph over his Deke 
brother Dick Wells, and then beat 
Bill Ward by a five and four 

Heuer Tradition 

The name of Heuer Is not new 
on the Taconlc links. Dick's bro- 
ther Charlie became the first 
( ollege student to win the annual 
Taconlc Invitation as a sopho- 
more In 1942, the same year that 
lie won the Philadelphia Junior 

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The soccer team, now In the 
throes of a two-game losing streak, 
has the unenviable pleasure 
of facing Springfield College on 
Cole Field this Saturday. Last 
week's 5-2 loss to The University 
of Connecticut does not change 
the odds in the Eph's favor, and 
chances of pulling an upset over 
the hlghly-touted^rlngfield out- 
fit are admittedly sUm. 

But the Purple bodtgrs have 
been drilling hard this «^ek to 
polish the line's passing attack 
and to strengthen the kicking ah^ 
tackling of the half-back line. It 
was evident In the Connecticut 
defeat that the Williams club 
could not keep pace with the 
brand of soccer displayed by the 
home team — not that the Ephs 
lacked drive but they seemingly 
could not match the speed of 
their opponents. 

No Line-up Change 

To remedy this situation, 
Coach Ed Bullock has been scrim- 
maging the varsity offense a- 
galnst the defense to get his men 
used to handling the ball against 
the stlflest and fastest available 
opposition. No drastic change in 
the lineup Is contemplated, al 
though several Jayvees have re- 
ceived Uncle Ed's call tom^actice 
with the varsity. 

Forwards for the Springfield 
game will probably be Mayshark, 
Emmert, Smith, Johnston and 
Donnelly as usual, while Bowen, 
Kneass, and newcomer Emmey 
Brown will round out the half- 
backs. Page and Walker should 
hold the fullback posts, and it 
Is hoped that Captain Denny 
Lunt's arm will permit him to 
return to his goalie station. 

Springfield boasts an enviable 
record. Reportedly unbeaten In 
Its last twenty-dx games, it has 
a 2-0 victory over Yale to its 
credit and last Saturday ran up 
a football score, 10-0, against 
a hapless Worcester combine. The 
Sprlngfields used thirty men In 
the contest and hence were play- 
ing with their third team for at 
least part of the time. 

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By Steve. Blaschke 

Weston Field will see ia preview 
of the 19S0 battle for the Uttle 
Three Crown when Harv Potter's 
undefeated grldmen meet Danny 
Weltecamp's unbeaten Wesleyan 
fieshmen next Saturday. 

The Wesmen won their opener 
against Choate by a 22-6 score 
and, from all reports, are sport- 
ing a tricky T-formatlon passing 
attack which Is sparked by a big 
end who spends much of his time 
in the opposing backfleld. Daimy 
Weltecamp, boy-wonder coach, Is 
not only a great natural athlete, 
but also has been called a smart 
operator by no lesser authorities 
than "Buddy" Wilson and Bob 
Welntraub. both of whom knew 
liim in the service. 

The Ephmen, however, have a 
classy coaching combination of 
their own in Harv Potter, a stand- 
out ex-Williams end, and line 
cdach Bobby Coombs, who Is re- 
portedly the only athlete In Duke 
gridiron vhlstory to have thrown 
a footbair with "spltter" char- 
acteristics. ^, 

On Te^ Spirit 

The Frosh's 19^0 victory over 
RPI showed a teaA^wlth con- 
siderable promise, needing only 
a little tougher competition and 
less self-confidence. They are a 
curious combination of football 
experience and inexperience, 
which, in the past four weeks 
has been molded into a well co- 
ordinated unit with a truly ad- 
mirable team spirit. 

Perhaps this spirit Is best typi- 
fied by Bill Sperry, the 150 pound 
quarterback, who spent his sum 
mer throwing a football through 
only developed into a smart field 
a hoop, and as a result has not 
general but also a dead-eye passer. 

Injury Ridden 
Ephs Oppose 
Trinity Eleven 

Higgins, Duffield, Blanks 
Expected In Game 
Houseparty Weekend 

Continued from Page 1 

Stu Robinson and Charlie Schaaf jiwt before final match of Rockwood 
Cup Tournament for the college teimis championship 

Robinson, Schaaf Tennis Bout 
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Schaaf TurnsAnkle 
During Fourth Set 

Was Leading Opponent 
When Play Stopped 

Charlie Schaaf, number one on 
the Williams tennis team, and 
conquerer of the Big Ten tennis 
champion this past summery was 
within four games and one point 
of the Williams tennis title last 
Wednesday when fate intervened 
in the form of a sprained ankle. 

Leading 2-1 in sets and trailing 
2-1 in games in the fourth set 
Schaaf was injured as he at- 
tempted a desperate back-hand 
stab of an overhead smash by 
Stu Robinson. Play was halted at 
this point, and a question was 
raised as to what should be done. 
However, Coach Chaffee clarified 
the situation by declaring, "the 
boys will play the match even if 
we are forced to wait until next 

Schaaf Close To Victory 

Schaaf came close to victory 
in three straight sets, tor in the 
initial stanza Charlie led 5-4, only 
to bow before the rapid fire play 
of Robinson, 7-5. However, 
throughout the second set, Schaaf 
seemed more consistent and had 
tlie situation well in hand as he 
took a 4-0 lead. Long rallies, lobs 

and counter-lobs featured this set, 
and Robinson had a bad break in 
the third game when Schaaf's 
sei-vice hit a loose ball on the 
court which gave Schaaf the game 
and 3-0 unconquerable lead. 

The third set again saw Schaaf 
jump into a big lead as the pace 
quickened with both players ad- 
vancing to the net. Schaaf's fine 
net play earned him a 5-1 lead 
which he suddenly saw desolve 
before him as Robihson armexed 
the next three games scoring 
placement after placement to 
bring the game score to 5-4. 
Schaaf, however, took the next 
game and set, and play was con- 
tinued into the fourth set at 
which time the accident occurred 

are all probably out this afternoon 
but should be back by next week. 
Quarterbacks Vlv Fuzak and Bud~ 
dy Wilson may be limited In their 
playing time. Backfleld coach 
Dale Burnett has been exiteri 
menting with his men, and those 
most likely to see action are Dick 
Whitney and "Ripper" Collns, 
spearheads in last Saturday's 
thrust against Bowdoln, Dune 
McDonald, Cllf Stowers, Dave 
Van Alstyne, and Ted Quinlan. 

There is more encouragement 
in the fact that the Williams for- 
ward wall, which performed so . 
well Satiu'day, Is mtact, and has 
no injuries. The ends will be 
Frank Todd and Gene Detmer, 
the tackles, Hank Lucas and John 
Glancy, the guards. Gene Mur- 
phy and "Frog" Salmon, and 
center, Jim Lyons. They are 
backed up by Bud Cool and Dan 
Mahoney, John Stlllwell and Mar- 
ty Uetmer, Jim Heekin and Chuck 
Jensch, and Tim Conway. 
The Eleven Nutmegs 

Trinity boasts a first-rate back- 
fleld. Besides Kunkiewicz, It has 
Carroll, Eblen, Helntz and Cor- 
coran, the two best ball-toters, 
and Boland. The line should be: 
Pope and Pitkin, ends, Holm- 
gren and Ponsalle, converted from 
end, tackles, Baltronls and Kola- 
kowski, guards, and Bestor, their 
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by charles klensch 

1 never WW a purple cow 

t never bope to see one 

but tbla i-n teU you anybow ^ 

l-d sooner see tban buy one 

, -wltb profound apolofies to flUette burcess 
-■ -.. . (or -this travesty even thouch it just one 
. ' ' ' ' in a lone list of atrocities ooihmltted in 

tbe name of tbe patron of billvlUe. 

this bit of doggerel has been lying around in the desk for several 
months now.' It lay there because 1 was loathe to play picador to a 
female Ferdinand. 

but "now Is thfrtline for quiet rejoicing and the interim Cow (Oct.. 
1946 - sept 1947) Miy soqi:^ become a faded bit of wmsiana. 
' " at a', meeting last week editor bob gleckner told Cow staffers that 
the new party line would be to make the magazine more of a campus 
activity and less of a refuge for.oompciass grindlngs— 

there will be more lamp^lng of local sacredcows la fertile 
pasture) . . . feature articles tm! jpbrts and other activities . . . more 
(and better) cartoons . . . and photographs, also two or tluree Action 
articles will tie included in each issue. 

it sounds to me like a good scheme, lets hope it will be the for- 
mula for a successful magazine, one which more people will be inter- 
ested in reading — and buying. 

the present coUc^ge magazine got its start in the dim days after 
the last war. a group of highmlnded wmsmen decided that what 
postwar wms really needed was a magazine. 
,.ir not a magazine like the old Purple Cow— 

- ' which was one of the best college humor magazines in the 30's — 
for the old Cow smacked of judge the yalerecord and the rahrah 
era of hipflasks homebrew ahd racoon coats . . . 
. which obviously wasnt the thing for wehereatwms. 

so this group who were experts at running houseparty dances 
and class elections decided to employ the same techniques In running 
a n6w magazine. 

; ri. thus the grifta came to be published in the spring of 1946. 
-TTTr-oie grlffln stated that its policy was "to publish the best writing. 
both serious and light, and the best cartoons, turned out by any 
nSember of the Williams College community." 

the best of intentions surely but the mss were largely fugitives 
from compclasses. which in itself wasnt too bad. 

there should be a magazine that offers undergraduates a chance 
to get their stuff in print — if they do any promising stuff. 

'- but the grlffln was run on a shoestring deadline allowance and 
the editing was perfunctory and inadequate, promising stories that 
should have been edited and reworked by the authors just werent. 

adrenaline in the form of a newyorkeresque aroundthetown dept 
was tried as a circulation booster, but the adrenaline wasnt much 
good and there wasnt enough blood to go around anyway. 

by the summer of 1946 everyone but a soft core of chinup fol- 
lowers of the founders was dischanted with the griffln. 

then another group of students petitioned the sac for a charter 
to publish a magazine under the name of the Purple Cow. it was to 
be somewhat like the old lampooning Cow of the prewar days but 
it was also to Include the kind of coverage of campus activities which 
gleckner decreed last week for the present magazine. 

the sac decided however that there wasnt even enough wind for 
one windmill and suggested a compromise between the Cow promoters 
and the grifOn. 

the name of the grliBn would be changed to the Purple Cow and 
the eagerbeavers who wanted to start a new magazine would be put 
' on the staff and could bring about a Reform from Within. 

but as the chairman (the old houseparty dance crowd was still 
In and the editor was called "the chairman") of the new Cow declared 
at the first meeting with the new staffers . . . 
—nothing will be clianged but the name, 
and nothing— to speak of — was. 

writing off the intervening year that brings us up to the present 
and the new policy which bob gleckner has announced. 

so a skyrocket yeateamyea for the new editorial board (pruned 

of dead wood)* which has set out to combine the fun of the prewar 

Cow with the potentialities of the griffln. 

• see paragraphs in .ij^e news, page 2. 

Cap and Bells 
Faces Setting, 

Academic Credit Given 
Ripley For Designing 
Of Production Sets 


Sheldon Ripley '48 wlU be the 
first student to receive academic 
credit for stage designing as a 
result of his work in Cap and 
Bell's production of "The Beaux 
Strategem," November 13, 14, 18. 
The main problem confronting 
Ripley and David Bryant, dir- 
ector, is in achieving historical 
accuracy in the production and' in 
getting the cast used to the flow- 
ery action and language of the 
Restoration period. Ripley bai 
conducted considerable research 
the play in order that this 
Restoration atmosphere will be 

Low Curtains Difficult 
One example of this problem is 
that the female characters have 
had great difficulty in curtseying 
low enough. It seems that in late 
17th century England a lady was 
required to do deep knee bends 
on one leg to conform to the so- 
cial customs of the times. 

Bennington College assisted by 
furnishing numerous costumes 
and acce^ries for the elaborate 
performance. John Hopkins '50 is 
in charge of designing the re- 
maining costumes in addition to 
his duties as make-up techini- 

Dick Marble '48 is stage mana- 
ger, Otto W. Siebert '50 is pro- 
duction manager. 

Business Staff Large 
Theodore O. Lohrke '49 is 
business manager and heads the 
large staff of assistants for the 
publicity, program, box office, and 
house committees. This staff will 
cover all the social units for tick- 
ets and publicity. 

Rodney Armstrong '48, Walter 
Allen '49, and Peter Candler '49, 
are in charge of props, soi&id, and 
lighting, respectively. 

The lead part of Archer in the 
play will be played by Howard 
Ersklne '49. 

uate Council. 

StIUweU Leads Junior* 

Newly elected president of the 
junior class, John A. StUlwell '49 
is a member of Delta Psi, a Jun- 
ior Adviser and was secretary of 
the sophomore class last summer. 
He also plays on the varsity foot- 
ball, wrestling and lacross teams. 

Last sear's sophomore class 
president, Jerry Page, new junior 
class secretary, is a member of 
Chi Psi and the VO. He also 
plays varsity soccer arid baseball 
and acts as a Junior Adviser. 
Irwin On Reeord 

Sophomore class president. Dud 
Irwin, is circulation manager of 
the Record and a member of Kap- 
pa Alpha. Dud also plays varsity 
hockey. Cllf Stowers, sophomore 
class secretary, is a varsity foot- 
ball player and a member ofAD. 

All the class officers will serve 
as members of the Honor System 
Committee. In addition, the pres- 
idents of each class automatically 
become members of the Under- 
graduate Council. 


delegates to analyze the programs 
and to get specific ideas for cam- 
pus projects throughout the year. 
Ed Spencer served as chairman 
of the World Relatedness Com- 

Foreign Students Present 
Also at the conference were 
several foreign students who had 

been doing relief work in Europe. 
The religious leadership of the 
conference was under the direc- 
tion of Rev. Theodore Speers, 
Pastor, Center Presbyterian 
Church, New York. William E. 
Wimer of the Student Ctoistian 
Movement Staff and Harry 
Barnes, president of the Amherst 
Christian Association, were in 
charge of planning and organizing 
the weekend activities. 

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Of Sig Law Clash 

Stouthearted '24 Auto 
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There is no joy in Sig-ville. In 
fact, the gathering gloom brought 
about by various Minions of the 
Law has reached a classic peak. 
The reason? Reports have it that 
two loyal brethren, Richard Con- 
nelly '49 and Henry Strong '49 
have dealt in some fancy under- 

Feeling imbued with weekend 
spirit (and who wtusn't) they took 
the easy way to Weston Field-driv- 
ing an uninsured, non-register- 
ed, but none the less stouthearted 
1924 Ford antique. C!hlef Royall 
and cohort Judge Israel Ruby 
could hardly condone such pro- 
cedure. Result: $20 per. 

The two members will be re- 
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33 Sigs who had just handed out 
$85 for the jalopy the day Ijefore. 


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Conference • - - 

Ides, and the lignlfloMice tor 
world aSalrs of America's at- 
tempts to solve Its domestlo pro- 

"Three Panel DIseuMlon 

The discussions to follow will 
be divided into three panels. The 
major outlines of the economic 
challenge to America, in the im- 
mediate future and In the long 
run, will be the topic for discus- 
sion in the first panel. The second 
panel will move from this back- 
ground to an examination of the 
capacity of American political 
machinery and processes to evolve 
solutions to these problems. 

Examining the extent of' fun- 
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on these basic Issues and chal- 
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No. 8 

Williams Defeated 
By Trinity, 33-0 

WMS Puts Off 
Opening Date 
To November 3 

Second String 
Backs Operate 
With Whitney 

Murphy Excells In Line 
Which Softens From 
Incessant Pounding 


Find Their Targets 

Quinlan Gets Off Good 
Punts, End Sweeps 

by Run Frost 

Williams' second string back- 
(Icld was no match for the untied, 
unbeaten Trinity eleven at Trin- 
ity Field on Saturday as the 
Purple went down to Its fourth 
degeat, 33-0. From start to finish 
ii was a hard fighting Williams 
line battling all the way against 
a team that combined depth of 
manpower with a fast, hard- 
liitting attack. 

Minus the services of back- 
(icld men Pat Hlggins, 8tu Duf- 
npld. Bin Blanks, and Vic Fuzak 
clue to injuries, Coach Snlvely 
built a new backfleld around Dick 
Whitney, the only veteran back 
left in his bag of players. Ed 
Quinlan went In as tailback with 
Dune McDonald, Roy Collins. Cliff 
Stowers, BUI Pawcett and some 
others maneuvering around In the 
halfback spots. 

Pauing Weaknen Haunts 

Despite lack of experience this 
makeshift backfleld showed flashes 
of some fine football. Quinlan was 
Kalning yardage on swings around 
end and doing good Job of punt- 
HK. while reliable Dick Whitney 
smashed at the inside of the 
Trinity line. It was not clicking 
smoothly enough, however, to 
overcome the absence of a passing 
attack and couldn't get a sus- 

Ed Quinlan, substitute tall-back, 
returns a Trinity punt to the Wil- 
liams 4g-yard line. 

Wllllimi Photo Service 

News Program, Dramas, 
Musical Quiz Planned 
For Forthcoming Year 

200 Students /battle 
Forest Fire At Lenox 


Three Predict 
Pool Winners 

Most Entries Foiled 

By Upset Of Army 

John B. Weeth '48, Wolcott J. 
Humphrey '49, and George F. 
Rush '50 received prize? from 
Spring St. Merchants this week 
for having won the Record's 
weekly football poll. 

The poll showed that students 
considered the odds against n 
Williams victory as eleven to one, 
and Amherst had only one chance 
in fifty-two to upset Wesleyan. 

Weeth's lone mistake was fail- 
ure to predict Columbia's upset 
victory over Army. His accuracy 
at picking the other upsets, how- 
ever, nets him either one Wil- 
liams beer mug or one plctiire 
framed at Bastlen's and one shirt 
from the Co-op. 

Humphrey 90% Right 

By virtue of picking the win- 
ners In nine of the ten contests 
listed on the poll, Humphrey will 
receive a bottle of champagne 
from Cal King's. Bush, who mis- 
sed the boat on both Army and 
HaiT^ard but got his slate of win- 
ners in early, will have one suit 
cleaned free of charge by Rud- 

The Army, Harvard, and Oeor- 
8la upsets proved to be the nem- 
esis on a large proportion of the 
I"* slips handed in to the four 
stores. A Columbia victory was 
anticipated on only four slips, 
while the odds against Alabama 
and Dartmouth's unexpected vic- 
tories were three to one. 

talned drive under way at any 

It was the Williams line that 
carried the brunt of the attack 
and drew praise from even the 
Trinity rooters.- Caught offguard 
by a Trinity scoring drive In the 
first five minutes of the game, 
the line rallied quickly and fought 
the Blue and Gold running of- 
fensive to a standstill for the 
bulk of the game. But they were 
hamstringed when Trinity took 
to the air with Frank Eblen and 
Tony Kunklewlcz doing the 
Murphy and Eph Line Standout 

It was a pleasure to watch 
Captain Gene Murphy submarin- 
ing his way into the Trinity 
backfleld time after time making 
tackles or slowing up the play 
for his team-mates. Left end 
Frank Todd looked as though he 
were enjoying his job of bringing 
runners down to earth, often 
ranging far and wide to make 
the tackle. 

Trinity opened the game, tak- 
ing the klckoR on a march of SO 
yards to score in the first five 
minutes. Harold Helntz, one of 
the Blue and Gold "touchdown 
twins", carried the ball over for 
the score. The kick was good and 
Williams trailed 7-0 before they 
had" time to catch their breath. 
Quinlan Shows Punting Ability 

For the rest of the quarter 
the Purple line held them in mid- 
field while the Eph backs sparred 
around with their running and 
passing attack. Quinlan showed 
his kicking ability at the close 
of the quarter even though it 
won't register in the records. He 
punted out on the 12 yard line, 
46 yards from scrimmage, only to 
have it called back on a penalty. 
Williams received a first down 
on the penalty but couldn't get 
anywhere after that. 

In the second stanza, after an 
exchange of punts and a penalty 
put Williams back on their 28, 
Quinlan again punted 42 yards 
to Trinity's 30 yard stripe and 
out of danger. Trinity started !. 
drive, getting down to the Purple 
27. A long pass from Kunklewlcz 
was incomplete" and Williams took 

Late in the first half Trinity 
got under way again as the Eph 
line tired a bit. Marching 40 yards 
to the Williams 40, Kunklewlcz 
tried to move through the air 
for a score. Williams rooters 
sighed their relief as Trinity re- 
See TRINITY Page 3 

Station' WMS has been forced 
to postpone its tentative opening 
date for a week because trans- 
mitter parts have not yet arrived. 
President Dick Morrill has an- 
nounced November 3 as the new 
date, setting broadcasting hours 
at 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and 8:00 
to 11:00 p.m., Monday through 

WMS will remain primarily a 
"platter spinning station," he said 
but emphasized that it would con- 
tinually Improve its programs. 
The station is particularly anxious 
to establish a radio workshop to 
produce student written dramatic 

Cal King On Air 

The "Everything Goes Show," 
one of last years favorites, will 
return to the air this year under 
the sponsorship of Cal King. The 
program, which will probably be 
heard on Monday night under the 
direction of Harry Baldwin, will 
take the form of a musical quiz, 
with prizes of beer, wine, or 
champagne from King's Spring 
Street package store. 

Other programs will Include 
a 500 word news summary, wired 
daily from the New York Times, 
See WMS Page 4 

Goalpost Fight 
Ends In Draw 

Amherst And Wesleyan 
Battle After Game 

Despite a 20-0 pounding at the 
hands of Wesleyan's gridiron won- 
ders last Saturday on Pratt Field, 
the Lord Jeffs fared better in the 
ensuing goalpost battle, which 
ended in a scoreless tie. 

Shortly before the final gun, 
Amherst frosh massed before the 
coveted wooden crossbars in difl- 
ance of any contrary motives 
which the Wesleyan youngsters 
might have had. Amherst fresh- 
men are well disciplined and re- 
cognize a high degree of loyalty 
and respect for upperclassmen. 
Battle Begins 

Even as the crowd dispersed, 
it appeared that nothing would 
develop, for the Wesmen were 
totally unprepared for the organ- 
ized goalpost defense set up by 
their rivals. It it had not been 
for the foolishness of one rather 
"loaded", man from Middleton, 
probably nothing would have hap- 
pened, but it did. 

Critics Rate Sam Donahue 
America's Leading Creator 
Of Modern Dance Rhythm 

When the critics of music's 
"bibles", Metronome, Down Beat, 
Variety, and Billboard agree on 
a bands potentialities and Its 
current brilliance, that's news! 
When they hail Sam Donahue's 
Orchestra as a top mo<fem dance 
band. "The Band of 1947" and 
"America's Most Creative Orches- 
tra", that's bigger news. 

But the biggest news of all i.s 
that this band, in a class with 


ic should be played for the people. 
They should hear the songs they 
like, but should also be able to 
point out the good from the bad 
bands. Nowadays, all bands sound 
basically alike, with a few stim- 
ulating exceptions. The better the 
rhythm, the better tor dancing." 
Has Hot Vocalists 
Donahue's male vocalist, Bill 
Lockwood, is the latest entry in 
the "crooner-swooner" sweep 

Charging down from the stands, 
a lone figure raced directly Into 
the middle of the Amherst block- 
ade, only to be hurtled to the 
ground in a helpless heap. As 
if the entire Wesleyan student 
body had witnessed the incident, 
they took up the offensive en 
masse, creating a scene which 
very nearly reached riot propor- 
tions. The fight was on. 

Loudspeaker Supervision 
Simultaneously, a rather insig- 
nificant looking little fellow leapt 
to the bleachers facing the near 
goalpost and began giving orders 
over the loudspeaker, which seem- 
ed to fall deaf on the ears of the 
bellicose frosh, who were prepared 
to risk life and limb for the sMce 
of Lord Jeffrey. 

The crossbars creaked and 
groaned, but they stubbornly re- 
fused to be brought down. Fists 
flew, people brawled with one an- 
other, only to find they weie 
fighting their own men. Stray 
beer cans clunked off the head of 
more than one luckless Individual. 
Two unfortunate "Yalies" men- 
tioned their alma mater and were 
promptly pummeled into the 

No Pants! 
At the height of the melee, an 
enterprising Amherst man grasp- 
ed the crossbar firmly. It must 
have been a strong grip, for he 
was still hanging on the wood 
after his trousers had been torn 
away much to the excitement of 
female bystanders. Beaucoup 
confusion ! 

The goalposts still stood, and 
the intensity of the struggle in- 
creased with warlike fervor. 
Countless, wounds In the form of 
blackeyes and bloody noses were 
incurred by both forces. Then the 
expected happened. A limp body 
fell to the ground, and would have 
been severely trampled had it not 
been for the alertness of a tew 

Williams Men 
Relieve Guard 
Last Weekend 

Returned Firefighters 

i Flay Disorganization 

Of Army Direction 

Blaze Controlled; 
Area Still Watched 

A horde of 200 Williams men 
relieved three National Guard 
Companies at a smoldering, po- 
tentially explosive forest fire near 
Lenox, Massachusetts last Friday. 
"Disorganized . . . generally fouled 
up ! " were fire flighters' comments 
regarding Army administration of 
forces combatting the blaze of 
unknown origin. 

As the RECORD goes to press, 
the fires still smolders under the 
watchful eye of guardsmen and 
civilian volunteers who are hop- 
ing tor a heavy rain to complete- 
ly extinguish it. 

Armed with shovels and GI ex- 
perience, Williams students an- 
swered the Friday morning call 
to patrol the fire line on October 
Mountain . ' 

Some had spent Thursday night 
fighting the confiagration which 
had raged out of control earlier 
that day. 

Free Cuts Offered 
Spurred on by love of adven- 
ture and Dean Robert R. R 
Brooks' offer of free cuts, a hun- 
dred men were given shovels, 
hoes and Indian pumps at the 
Lenox railroad station and sent up 
to the fire. The blaze was brought 

individuals who made known the under control late Thursday 


Surprisingly, the contest stop- 
ped as quickly as it had started. 
See GOALPOST Page 4 

Personnel Men 
Want Beavers 

Wyckoff Deplores Lack 
Of Extra-Curriculars 

Ace sax artist Sam Donahue with lovely featured vocalist Shirley 
Uoyd. "America's Most Creative Orchestra" appears here Friday 
evening In Lasell Gym for the Fall Houseparty Formal. 

woe Plans Winter 
Carnival March 6-7 

The Williams Outing Club Is 
plaimlng a winter carnival ten- 
tatively scheduled for the week- 
end of March 6-7. 

A ski meet will be the main 
attraction with about six 6ther 
colleges participating. Included 
in the activities will be cross 
country skiing on Saturday 
morning. Jumping and slalom 
on Sheep Hill Saturday after- 
noon, and downhill races Sun- 
day morning on Thunderbolt 
traU on Mt. Greylock. Big 
Bromlay at Ma^^che3ter will be 
Used if weather conditions do 
not permit use of local sur- 

Stan Kenton, Elliott Lawrence, 
and Les Brown, will be here this 
Friday night, the featured at- 
traction In the Willlaros Fall 
Houseparty Dance in Lasell Gym 
from ten o'clock to two. 

Donahue, 27 year old tenor sax 
star who has played with the 
Gene Krupa, Harry James, and 
Benny Goodman bands, was re- 
cently discharged from the Navy. 
His famous all-Navy Swing Band 
toured 176,000 miles through the 
ETO, Mediterranean and Paolflc, 
playing for more than three mil- 
lion members of our armed forces 

* Strictly Dance Mosio 

"I want to have k band that 
Is abov? all else, DANCEABLE", 
says Donahue. "Too many of my 
brethren have discarded rhythm 
and emphasized over-dramatic 
changes in tempo and style. Mus- 

stakes. A California boy. Bill had 
sung with various school and local 
dance bands ip Berkely and Oak- 
land, and had been a featured 
singer on radio stations there and 
in San Francisco. Maestro Dona- 
tue "dlcovered" him on one of 
his overseas tours — Bill was then 
in the ETO with a Navy Seabee 

Shirley Lloyd, featured song- 
stress with the Donahue outfit, 
could get by Just standing on a 
bandstand. She's got looks that 
would charm a stone, and when 
she sings — look out. Mister! 

Both Bill Lockwood and Shirley 
Uoyd will soon be heard over 
nation-wide network broadcasts 
with the Donahue Orchestra from 
such prominent sp^ts as Frank 
Dailey's Meadowbrook In New Jer- 
sey, New York's City's Hotel Pen- 
nsylvania, and the Hotel Sher- 
man in Chicago. 

"It's the 'eager beavers' as well 
as the honor students whom the 
personnel officers and directors 
of admissions in business and 
graduate schools seek," declared 
William O. Wyckoff last Friday. 
Mr. Wyckoff, Director of the Wil- 
liams Placement Bureau, was de- 
ploring the lack of student par- 
ticipation In extra-curricular ac- 

"I have letters from employers 
in my files assuring me that they 
don't necessarily want the vale- 
dictorians of graduating classes," 
said Mr. Wyckoff, who Is also the 
editor of Williams College In 
World War n. "Of course that 
sort of man would be fine for 
scientific research work," he went 
on, rolling his eyes as he poured 
the imaginary contents of one 
imaginary test tube into another. 
Seek Experienced Men 
Mr. Wyckoff warned that when 
a company envoy scans the dope 
sheet on a job-seeking senior, he 
wonders what the fellow does 
with his free time, it there are no 
extra-curricular activities men- 
tioned in the record to supplement 
the grades. If the applicant has 
only fair marks, no previous ex- 
perience, and gives Mr. Wyckoff 
no records of work at college a- 
bove and beyond his studies, the 
prospective employer will have 
to assume that the man is either 
j lasy or "Just plain dumb." 


But. claimed one returning Wil- 
liams man, the National Guard 
had taken over direction of fire 
fighting activities and sent most 
of the fire line patrolmen home 
after the blaze had been driven 
underground. As a result, the fire 
broke out anew at 4 a.m. Friday 
threatening fir trees near the 
Plttsfield water shed. 

More Men Called 
Shortly afterwards. State Fire 
Warden Gorden S. Famham sent 
an urgent plea to Dean Brooks 
for more men, and at 1 p.m., 200 
embarked for the Lenox railroad 
station where they signed in. The 
state ottered to pay them seven- 
ty-five cents per hour. 

Charles Shepard, WUllamstown 
senior boy scout advisor who took 
eleven scouts to fight the blaze 
Thursday night, reported that 
at the time the National Guard 
had but two Jeeps to convey fire 
fighters to the scene of action. 
Shepard and his crew used their 
own command car to transport 
men over the five mile long 
stagecoach road to fire fighting 

Lack Of Organization 
One blackened individual, rol-' 
ling back Into college at 11 pjn. 
Friday, disgustedly declared, 
"what a farce .... we thought we 
had a fire to fight." He decried 
the lack of leadership and went' 
on to describe the he and most 
of the others were driven for 
some five itiiles to- field head- - 
quarters, then had to walk two or 
three mere to their post on the 
fire line. 

"We each had one hundred 
yards of fire line to watch, "hecon- 
tlnued. The fire had seeped un- 
derground and these patrolmen 
had to put out small flres in 
their respective areas with shovels 
and Indian pumps as the fires 
broke to the surface. "We had to 
' Bee FIRE Pace 4 


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J. DAVID MAIER, '48 »/. Editor-in-Chief 

R. RHETT AUSTELL, JR., '48 ..^. .'... ..,.:. ..Monaging Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 Sports Editor 

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BEN B. FOSTER, II, '48 Office Manager 


Williom R. Barney, Jr., '49 Russell B. Frost, '49 

Seth M. Bidwell, '49 Edwin Kuh, '49 

Jerry J. Cole, '49 J. Edward Powlick, '49 

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Business Monoger, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Co-Advertising Managers Edward L. Stacl^house, /50 

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Art Editor \ Sheldon 

Cartoonist .\ Bernafd 


OCTOBER 29, 1947 

No. 8 

Vote Yes 

Within the next teb days a vote of undergraduates will be 
taken on the question: "'Should Williams College affiliate with 
the National Student Association?" iBefore voting, students should 
know the aims and policies of N.S-A. 

What is N.S.A.? N.S.A. is an organization of college students 
formed at Madison, Wisconsin, this summer. It seeks to be the 
most representative Student Organization. It is non-political and 
non-sectarian, interesting itself only in matters that affect students 
as students. 

Three Level Organization 

How is N.S.A. organized? It is organized on three levels, the 
national, the regional and the local campus. The legislative body, 
or National Student Congress, composed of delegates from all 
member schools, wall meet once a year during the summer vaca- 
tion. The executive branch, composed of the National Officers 
plus regional chairmen, will meet three times a year. Assemblies 
will be held in the regions. 

This year the N.S.A. will initiate its work primarily in the 
fields of educational opportunities and academic freedom, student 
government and international activity. This will include the col 
lection and dissemination of information on curricula, educational 
opportunities, and academic standards and methods; will also 
include the sharing of information with colleges which have 
an ineffectual or no student government. 
World Basis 

On a world basis N.S.A. is seeking to promote international 
understanding arnong student groups. As a first step, N.S.A. is 
being granted a seat on the national UNESCO Council of U.N. 
N.S.A. is in close cooperation vidth the World Student Service 
Fund. A committee from N.S.A. is arranging terms for, and study- 
ing the full implications of membership in the International Union 
of Students. A list of the member countries of this organization 
will show that the ideas struggUng for supremacy in the world 
will be competing in this I.U.S. 

The Record feels that it would be a positive step for Williams 
to represent its views in the N.S.A., as well as to take part in its 
various student activities. 

Letter To The Editor 

October 24, 1947 
Editor, The Williams Record, 
Dear Sir: 

So far this season our football team has been subjected to some 
severe punishment by Its opponents. That is as nothing compared with 
the beating administered the English language by the editorial staff 
of the Record In last Saturday's Issue. Witness the following: 
"As a nobleman of broken fortime, the play revolves 
around he and his friend Almwell who have gone to the 
country with hopes of marrying a fortune there." 
To worsen that sentence would be well nigh impossible. An assist 
in the beating should go to your correspondent In the same Issue who 

"I enclose a copy of a letter to Miss Osborne, whose 

friends would be very glad to see printed in the Record." 

It would seem to the writer that the "brief orientation meeting 

for all Record editorial staff compets" announced in the same Issue 

might, with profit, be lengthened and perhaps repeated. 

Very truly yours, 

Ira Hawkins, '16 



/ Afternoon: Intramural Football — 

Phi Delt vs Psi U. • i 

Beta vs KA 

Chi Psl vs Zeta Psl -A^ 

Delta Psl vs Phi Slg f ■ 


Afternoon: Intramural Football 

DU vs Phi Slg 

D Phi vs Alpha Delt 

Oarfleld Club vs Theta Delt 

DKE-vs Slg Phi . ,, 


Afternoon ' '- :.,;'-;■ 

Phi Delt vs Phi Oam • .'^'•v li^** v r -i ' :- 

Beta vs Delta Psi ' ' ; ' • ' 

Chi Psi vsKA ^ V, 

Psl U vs 2;eta Psi ■ , 


10:00 pjn. — 2:00 ajn. Qlee Club sponsored house party 
dance In Lasell Oym. $4-80 couple. 



by josiah t. a. horton 

how many peepul were fortunate enough to be able to read the 
wiUlamSrecord last week? 

did 1 say 'fortunate'? well, that Isn't what 1 meant. 

on the last page - or first page if you read the wilUamsrecord 
the way i do - there was a thing called 'wn)sy' written by a person 
called 'chuklensch'. 

he has recently "been promoted from the editorial board of the 
purple cow to a position on the art staft.' (see wllllamsi-ecord) 

he has also been demoted from his posiuon on the editorial staS 
of the WilUamsrecord to a position on the editorial board. 

since he's a senior, he's probably worsmp; towards his matricu- 
lation in June. ' 

besides, som^hlng seems to be wrong with the shiftkey and space- 
bar on his smithcoronaportabie, because the whoie damncolyum is 
'written without CAPITAUiJriERH or spacesDetweenwords. 

chuklensch has been reading too much eecummlngs ("buffalo bill 
Is defunct . . .") 

and also too many willyumrandolphearst editorials, because he 
writes each sentence as a seperate paragraph. 

it is felt that chuklensch is carrying freedomofthepress to a 
nauseating xtreme. 

mayhap 1 am hppelessly a rottenreactlonary, but the whole idea 
might have frightening results. 


-Uiuopsptsdn ua^^ia* aq pinoo spjo* ao 
the system could easily be used for propaganda purposes by those 
who wish to drive our country Into a frantlcfmzy. 

chairman thomas of the houseunamerlcanactlvitlescommlttee may 
well consider the investigation of chuklensch. 

If this Is the kind of writing we may expect in the newmagazlne- 
tosupplementthepurplecow, they had best ditch the wholaSair, 
because 1 will simply not stand for such nonsense. 

let's give the berries boochnuklenschboo to this ungenlous style 
of writing. 

This week, let's give some calm consideration to the greatest 
existing campus question: IS PROFESSOR SCHUM^ QUITE MAD? 
It would be quite easy^nd probably Just as prof Itable , to say 
"yes" or "no" and let it go at that, but It would be of great ad- 
vantage to Professor Schuman and to those of us who must take his 
courses in future years to ascertain the extent of this insanity — 
feigned or actual - which is becoming Increasingly evident. 
Schuman Pops Question 
The question is not one of our own devlstag, since Prof. Schu- 
man himself has posed it at every opportunity. This In Itself Is a 
good sign since it is a well-known fact that the most obviously in- 
sane are those who have no qualms about it. At least twice during 
the present term of scholastic study, the good professor has made the 
statement that he is "out of residence, out of town, and some people 
would say out of mind." (The quotation marks are the author's) 
Unfortunately he has also been out of reach of the Inquiring re- 
porter of the RECORD, who has sought an audience with him to find 
just how much of the statement is fact and how much is fancy. We did 
manage to find a psychiatrist who was consulted by Prof. Schuman. 
Prom our conversation with this doctor, we found two pertinent Items. 
First, that the psychiatrist came away from his consultation with 
the strange feeling that HE had been the one analyzed, and second, 
that the professor had so much conscious mind that the doctor had 
been singularly unsuccessful in his attempt to get into Schuman's 

Schuman's Schizaphrenlc Schweitzerkase 
This result of psychiatric research is not uncommon In certain 
cases of an advanced sort of schizophrenic schweitzerkase which, un- 
fortunately, is rare among the higher vertabrates and college pro- 
fessors. In the latter stages, the patient says that he Is crazy so 
that the doctor will think that he thinks he Is crazy and therefore 
is sane. Obviously it takes considerable Intellect to continue this 
form of mental masquerade for any length of time. This does not 
necessarily remove all doubt of Prof. Schuman's suffering from this 
disease since one couldn't find one person m several thousand who 
would say — In libelous print — that the professor Is devoid of Intellect. 
A certain notlcable preoccupation with the fantastic dream world 
created by Peggy Lamson in collaboration with Charlie Lutwldge 
Dodgson (Lewis Carroll to us) would Indicate Freudian tendencies. 
It may be that Prof. Schuman's distasteful contact with our horrible 
capitalistic world has driven him ever-retrogressing into the dreams 
of his childhood — symbolized by Alice and her card-kingdoms and 
looking glass people. He has gone so far as to And within the pages 
of Carroll's works symbols for everyday occurences such as Dean 
Brooks, President Truman, and the House Un-American Affairs Com- 
mittee. This is treading on dangerous ground these days when even 
the sanest of us are loath to think on such things in their actuality — 
much less in symbols. 

To Hell With Schuman 
To all outward appearances, the family life of the Schumans is 
Ideal. We discount with a horrified expression, the thought that Mrs. 
Schuman would ever attempt the removal of the professor from the 
realm of the living. It may well be that this very happiness Is the 
cause of Professor Schuman's insanity (if indeed he be Insane). It 
is entirely possible for one to be Insanely happy and happily insane. 
These are almost the only altefnatlves remaining If we insist upon 
supporting Schuman in his conjecture. If this is true, then the only 
way to cure this case is to get rid of Prof. Schuman's happiness: his 
wife and child, his home, his pipe, his subscription to Pravda, In 
fact all the things which he enjoys. If his life becomes Hell (we are 
assuming that the country will go Republican In 1948) then he must 
of necessity become sane once more. 

Of course, there may possibly be method in this madness of Prof. 
Schuman. If his "ravings" prove correct, he will be taken up as the 
prophet who was without honor in his own country-1-a sort of Casan- 
dra (male) whose foolish gibberlngs have suddenly taken on a gospel 
sheen. If, by chance, Truman with his fortjisdallar gold garters man- 
ages to outsmart Schuman and bring order to the chaos anyway, 
Professor Schuman can always seek the quiet refuge of the Insane 
asylum. Any way you slice it, Schuman comes out ahead. Crazy? 

Schuman's group of worshipers who laugh and applaud wildly at his 
slightest twitch or sneer, may consider the possibility of opening. a 
campaign to achieve his return to normalcy (hardly Harding nor- 
malcy—or even Coolldge normalcy for that matter). There will be no 
fee for this analysis, but we do have a parody which we may use as 
a closing text: 

"You are nuts, Freddie Schuman," the yoimg man said, 
"And your hair has become very long; 

And yet you l>ecome Increasingly Red 

Do you think you could possibly be wrong?" " 
Could it be that Professor Schuman is so sane that we In compar- 
ison are the crack-pots? Hmml 

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Cross Country Wins; Soccer And Football Teams Lose 

Williams Soccer Meets Defeat 
From Springfield Champions 

j.V.'s Look Sloppy; 
Frosh Also Lose 

In Ev'ry Play 

Plans For Clark Game 
Include Some Hope 

The WlUlamB varsity soccer 
ream dropped lU third starlght 
iHme of the season to SprlngHeld 
college by a 6-0 score on Cole 
1 ield last Saturday. The Eph 
iieshmen and the jayvee hooters 
tared little better, both dropping 
their games. 

The varsity had more than they 
could handle In SprlngHeld, Na- 
uonal Intercollegiate Champions 
of 1946, and unbeaten so far this 
year. Although they played a good 
iume, the Ephmen could not 
match the skill nor scoring punch 
,i[ the national champs. Sprlng- 
lield dominated the play, keeping 
he ball down In Purple territory 
.:io5t of the time. 

SoorelcM Flnt 
The game, however, was not as 
one-sided as the score Indicates. 
Williams gave Springfield a good 
flKht. and were It not for a few 
exceptional saves by the Maroon 
Koalle, the home team might have 
liad a few scores themselves. After 
,1 .scoreless first period, In which 
the Ephmen matched Springfield 
rather evenly, the Maroon team 
came up with three goals In the 
second period, one of them on a 
penalty kick. They added two 
more goals In the third period, 
and blasted home their sixth and 
final score of the day In the last 

The Purple line could not do 
much against the Maroon defend- 
ers, They lacked the passing and 
Co-ordination of the national 
'champs; many times they brought 
the ball down the field, only to 
lose It to the opposltloi). A great 
performance was turned In by 
Captain Denny Lunt In the goal, 
who time after time, blocked at- 
temped Springfield shots. Full- 
backs Jerry Page and "Bump" 
Hadley also turned In fine games 
The halfbacks, especially Emmy 
Brown, performed well, but could 
do little against the Maroon Pow- 

Weileyan Frosh Win 
The Williams Freshman hoot- 
ers met the Wesleyan Frosh on 
Cole Field at the same time as 
iiic Varsity. They played the 
.i.sltors even for three periods, 
with no score on either side, but 
the Cardinals came up with four 
ioals in the last period, to swamp 
the Ephmen, 4-0. 

Immediately after the freshman 

•■:\\me, the Eph Jayvees fnet the 

v.-irsity of New England College, 

I GI college from New Hampshire. 

The little purples, who looked 

' xceedlngly good In winning their 

pening game of the season the 

i^rcvious Saturday from thg RPI 

'ayvees, could not find their scor- 

ng punch last Saturday, and lost 

ragged game to the visitors by 

1-0 score. The Jayvees, coached 

■ Hank Flynt, ex-varslty player, 

^tended the game to two over- 

'.mo periods before dropping the 

lei.sion in a sudden death affair. 

The Varsity will meet Clark 

I'niverslty next Saturday on Cole 

i'leld, in an attempt to gain their 

second win of the season. On the 

s.ime day, the freshmen team will 

journey to Amherst to meet the 

rx)rd Jeff freshmen. 

The Varsity Line-up: 

Springfield (BiWllllams (0) 

« Thau Lunt (Cap't.) 

RF Moutlnho Hadley 

LF Moorehouse Page 

RHb SevlllB Brown 

CHb Hogan Kneass 

LHb McDonald Bowen 

by Jack Sehsfer 

The collegiate Intent of this bu- 
reau Is to spread as little of the 
rah-rah propaganda as possible. 
We're more than casually uncon- 
cerned with the football team 
that spreads the Purple gospel of 
grub and grind on foreign fields. 
Our Interest lies in the Williams 
team because it Is a group of men 
playing football— the fact that 
they represent Williams is inci- 

With the propaganda bologna 
dispelled, it can be stated with- 
out conciously showing any poor 
fanatic that the reports from the 
outlying regions concerning fu- 
ture opponents are not overly im- 
pressive. Last week it sounded 
like a funeral dirge. Trinity had 
leveled Hobart, Union had scored 
twenty-four points against RPI, 
Wesleyan had knocked Swarth- 
more all over the State of Con- 
necticut, and even Smith's next 
door neighbors had won a game 

This week it seems no William- 
stown resident need quake in his 
boots at the thought of the im- 
pending invasion. According to 
our Schenectady agent, Mel Hein's 
students ran around with hope- 
less abandon and practised dis- 
interest against the Hobart club. 
They rarely came within shout- 
ing distance of paydirt. And af- 
ter watching Wesleyan and Am- 
herst mosey around Pratt Field 
for four chukkers, the Messrs. 
Higgins, Fuzak, Duffleld, Blanks, 
and Wilson thoroughly expect to 
give both clubs a good show after 
recovering from their varied and 
assorted ailments. 

Let not this space belie the fact, 
however, that currently Williams 
Is hell-bent for the bottom of the 
sour sardines set. 

The team has lost four straight 
games, and only two of the losses 
have been to first-class outfits. It 
Has a couple of tough games left 
to play. 

To say this is not to indict any 
one component of the football 
scene. This agent Is not beating 
the bushes in order to flush some 
imsuspecting sucker. These my- 
opic eyes are tired of reading such 
rot. What has transpired is In the 
record for all to see. Observations 
on same are in this tramp's mind 
and. given the space, will appear. 

Freshmen Win 
Over Wesmen 
By Five TD's 

Team Shows Promise 
Iti Brain And Brawn 
Fiske Scores Four 

AD'sRoU On; 
Phi Delts Win 
Tilt With KA 

Club Still Undefeated; 
DU Eight Trounces 
Theta Delts, Dekes 

OR Zenaty 


IR Molton 


CP McOhee 


tt, Bird 


OL Smith 



Williams— Oourley, 


SpringfleW—EUlott, Lambert 
Score by Periods: 
Wllliamg — 

Sprlngaeld 8 3 1 — • 

by Steve Blasohke 

Harv Potter's freshmen found 
their version of the Happy Hunt- 
ing-grounds last Saturday when 
they trampled over the Wesleyan 
goal line until the allotted time 
ran out, the score was 40-6, and 
the first half of the Little Three 
Crown was decidedly ours. 

The purple yearlings unleash- 
ed an attack which was such a 
skillful combination of endruns, 
passes and straight power plays 
that even Harv Potter was re- 
portedly seen to crack a smile. A^ 
soon as the ball was ours it was 
goal-line bound as "Whit" Fiske 
and Fritzie Zeller, whose off-tac- 
kle slants were a constant pain 
in the Cardinal's side, alternately 
carried the ball with Fiske finally 
going over for the score on an 
endrun which worked to perfec- 
tion all afternoon. Ernie Mier- 
zejewski followed with the first of 
his four successful conversions. 

The second score came on a sim- 
ilar march, only this time it was 
"Hammering" Pete Fisher's line 
biicking which set the stage for 
another Fiske touchdown. 
Sperry To Fish Again 

The second half, saw the crush- 
er put on as Pete Fisher's power- 
ful plimges paved the way for Whit 
Piske's third and fourth toucn- 
downs of the afternoon. 

The deluge continued when 
the Sperry to Fish combination 
payed off with a touchdown and 
the line got into the scoring spirit 
as Cary Bldgood intercepted a 
Wesleyan pass and promptly tra- 
versed the 35 yards between him 
and the goal in a Doc Blanchard 

A Well-Coached Team 

Opponents Scores 

October 25 

Union 0, Hobilrt 6 
Wesleyan 20, Amherst 

Last week the Alpha Delts con- 
tinued their Jaunt down victory 
lane in the battle for the cham- 
pionship of their league, while in 
the other circuit the Phi Delts 
polished off one of their strongest 
rivals, the Kaps. 

It is now three wins for the 
AD'S. Victims in the October 21 
tut were the men from Sigma 
Phi, who succumbed 20-12 to an 
aerial and ground attack that 
starred Monk Stanley. And on the 
next Thursday the Phi Gams were 
on the losing end of a 20-0 score. 
Clubmen Undefeated 

While not so decisive in their 
victories, the tubmen have kept 
up with the AD record of 3-0, de- 
feating Phi Gam and Sigma Phi 
In last week's play. The Phi Gam 
match had to go into a third 
overtime before a trick pass to 
Howie Kaufman gave the Gar- 
field Club a 6-0 triumph, but the 
Sigs went down much easier, 18-6. 

DU bounced back from their 
trouncing at the hands of the 
AD'S, toppling Theta Delt lB-6 
and shellacking the hapless Dekes 
18-0. Delta Phi is still undefeated, 
with a 6-0 win over DKE to its 
credit, the game with Theta Delt 
being postponed. 

Kaps Lose 

In the other league, the Phi 
Delts didn't seem to have much 
trouble in shaking the Kaps from 
the ranks of the unbeaten, 24-12. 
The Delts had the KA backfield 

Cross Country 
Team Defeats 
U. of Vermont 


of V.'s Randall First 
Next Seven Positions 
Captured By Ephmen 

It is hnposslble to say that any | bottled up most of the contest, 

man played a standout game be- 
cause the very source of the team's 
success was Its finely co-ordinated 
unity. There were, however, many 
individual deeds which brought 
the crowd to Its feet. There was 
little Bill Sperry's passing and 
quarterbacking, Pete DeLlsser's 
scatback running, Mitch Fish's 
heady endplay and Ernie Mier- 
zejewskl's habit of giving the ball 
a ride on the klckoffs. 

while their own was constantly 
on the move. 

With only twenty seconds left 
in a slow and sloppy ballgame, 
the Betes, still undefeated, finally 
completed an aerial for a 6-0 
victory over Psi U. Sparked by 
Fred Loney, the Saints downed 
the Zetes 12-6; while the Phi SIgs 
had a field day with the Chi PsI's, 
whom they manhandled to a final 
score of 36-6. 

The unbeaten varsity cross- 
country team gave up the first 
spot and swept the next seven 
places to decisively defeat the 
University of Vermont hill and 
dalers on Saturday by a 20-35 
score. The Ephmen 's third win 
came in good running weather on 
the 4.2 mile course at Burlington, 
marking the first Williams visit 
since the war; .. 

Randall of UVM showed the 
way to the pack by finishing 
fifty yards in front of Bill Kelton 
of the Purple in the near record 
time of 21:53 minutes. Kelton 
was close all the way and com- 
pleted the distance in 22:11 

Close Order Finish By Ephs 

Fifty yards back of second came 
Kevin Delany of the Little Three 
titleholders in 22:32. Paul Cook 
in 22:42 and Phil Collins in 23:21 
took fourth and fifth places. In 
a dead heat for the sixth slot 
were Captain Herb Chisholm and 
Ernie May in 23:51. Harry Ess 
followed right after in 24:04 min- 
utes to complete the second vic- 
tory over Vermont in as many 
seasons. Our sixth and seventh 
men did not count in the scoring 
according to the IC4A replace- 
ment rule. 

The match proved a good con- 
ditioner in preparation for the 
important Union meet to be held 
here this weekend. Tony Plan- 
sky's boys will be out to avenge 
last years loss to a team that 
scored a 21-31 win over RPI at 
Troy a week' ago. Williams down- 
ed the Engineers in their first 
meet by 25-30. 

Trinity Hands 
Depleted Ephs 
Fourth Loss 

(Continued from page 1 ) 

ceivers got an attack of dropltls, 
missing even easy ones. 

Two plays after the kick-oS 
for the second half, Heintz of 
Trinity peeled off around right 
end for about 30 yards' down to 
the Piu-ple 17. On the next play 
Trinity tried a lateral and 
fumbled with TVhltney recovering 
on his own five. For once Quin- 
lan's punt was short, going up only 
to his 29. A couple of plays later 
Heintz took a short lateral suc- 
cessfully and got down to the 
five, and on the next play he 
scored. The kick was wide and 
Williams trailed 13-0. 

Williams Fulls Boner 

Williams pulled a boner on the 
kick-off, letting a short kick be 
grounded by Trinity on the Eph 
37. Lady Luck helped Williams 
in the guise of a 15 yard penalty 
against Trinity three plays later 
and took the punt on the Purple 
15. The luck shifted suddenly and 
Williams was backed down to the 
1 yard line on a clipping penalty. 
A 38 yard punt out by Quinlan 
and a 15 yard penalty 
Trinity couldn't stop the Blue and 
Gold. Kunkiewlcz found Bob 
Boland, halfback, with a 25 yard 
pass good to the Williams 3; 
and Johnny Corcoran picked his 
way over for the score. Kunkie- 
wlcz passed to his left end tor the 
extra point, making it 20-0. 

Williams couldn't move the ball 
after the kick-off and punted up 
to midfleld. Two long runs by 
Trinity put the ball on the Wil- 
iams 30 early in the closing frame. 
Then Corcoran sped aroimd right 
end behind some good blocking 
and crossed the line for another 
score. A good kick and the score 
stood 27-0. 

The Eph line dug in after the 
kickoff but couldn't get the back- 
field beyond their own 25. An 
exchange of punts left Williams 
on their 22. Suddenly Trinity 
guard Bill Trousdale plucked a 
Purple pass out of the air and 
galloped 30 yards for a score. 
The Williams line hurried the 
kick for extra point and the score 
was 33-0. 

The closing minutes of the 
game resulted in a seesaw In 
Williams territory and there was 
no more scoring. 






Fire - 

hike two miles down and back 
to get water for our pumps." 

Fire ho^es were strung out all 
over the Are lines but were most- 
ly burned through, declared ob- 
servers, and in any case the hoses 
did not hold water. 
Blakeney Operates Walkie-Talkie 

Charles Blakeney, '48, also 
blasted the inefficient control ex- 
ercised by the National Guard. 
"Fighters had no clear idea of 
what they were to do when they 
arrived," asserted Blakeney, "and 
many were not relieved on time," 

Blakeney operated a walkie- 
' talkie radio, one of four which 
relayed messages back to head- 
quarters concerning arrival of 
relief men, reporting new fires and 
calling for food. 

Sandwiches sent up by the Red 
Cross from Lenox to headquarters 
were badly mangled by the time 
men on the fire line received them 
"I never want tp look another 
baloney sandwich in the face!" 
exclaimed one returned fire- 

At this writing, the fire is con- 
fined to the ground, but National 
guardsmen and civilian volun- 
teers are still keeping watch. Only 
a heavy rain, as yet not in sight, 
can effectively put out the fire. 


to be heard each night some time 
between 8;00 and 9:00 p.m., and 
a half hour of classical music 
every night at 10:30 p.m. Plans 
also include a weekly forum pro- 
gram on topics of general and 
campus interest and a daily 
sports news program to be heard 
around 6:00 p.m. 

Radio Dramas Planned 
An early attempt will be made 
to broadcast a dramatic skit 
adapted from a story by a Wil- 
liams student. Morrill said that 
Cap and Bells and English com- 
position courses would give credit 
for dramatic productions on 
WMS, and that the station's 
objective would be to develop a 
radio dramatic workshop. He urg- 
ed students to write scripts and 
said that there would be a- great 
many opportunities for students 
to go on the air in dramatic pro- 
ductions of some sort. 




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state police were summoned and 
the unconscious lad was carried 
to the sidelines. So far as this 
reporter knows, he is all right 
now. But as the men from Am- 
herst and Wesleyan picked them- 
selves up, calculated their losses 
in garments and teeth, and pro- 
ceeded to trace down their dates 
who had long since left the scene, 
one could not help bbt*feel that 
such an exhibition was a high 
price to pay for a few pieces of 
worm-eaten wood. The posts still 


Director William O. Wyckoff 
of the Placement Bureau has 
announced that there are twen- 
ty seniors in college who have 
no assurance of placement 
after graduation. He would 
like to interview these men as 
soon as possible. 

ii) m s y 

by charles klensch 

the women's faculty club presentation of peggy lamsons drami- 
tization of alice in wonderland last friday night was a lot of fun for 
young and old. 

pat lamson in the title role was charming as a tenniel woodcut. 

she was supported by the most able cast this reviewer has had the 
pleasure of witnessing in the adams memorial in the past two seasons. 

honorable mention of the best performance of the evening goes to 
professor schuman who gave a fitting schumanesk epilog, as anyone 
who has ever watched the professor at work well knows, he has a 
tough act to follow. 

his introductory speech was handicapped, he explained, by the 
fact that he usually starts his speaches with alice, but he artfully 
sidestepped this barrier with a superb parody on a schuman lecture. 

the play which followed was a succession of colorful scenes aided 
by splendid costuming and the high caliber lighting and staging 
techniques which are an amt specialty. 

1 found the adaptation of the lewis carrol book most successful 
where there wasn't too much adaption, the familiar scenes at the 
teaparty .... with the gryphon and the mockturtle .... and at the 
trial were the most out-standing. 

the first two were almost verbatum from the orginal. mrs lamsons 
dramatization of the trial scene was i think her best adaptation but 
even in this scene the transformation was a dramitization problem 
since the dialog comes chiefly from carroli. ■ 

the play was weakest throughout in the transitions between the 
Carroll dialog. 

in the acting department top honors properly go to miss lamson. 
charming is the word i used above and belonging to the spade is a 
spade 'School . . . 

for the spade is a shovel sodturners digger school see page 3 . . . 

miss lamson i repeat was charming. 

as professor schuman — who certainly should know — predicted she 
was a refreshing bit of sanity in the whole surrealist landscape — 

which included those two post impressionests professors faison 
and pierson. 

John drew oneill upheld the honors of a noble ancester and pre- 
sented the wms community with the liveliest most delightful gryphon 
— or grillin — since the last war. 

the part of his buddy the mock turtle was duck sooop for pro- 
fessor bushnell. ■ ^ 

professor pierson played the phlegmatic hatter with just the 
proper amount of haberdash. at 10,'6 he was a steal. 

helen kellys queen i rate high. 

a good job was done by dean brooks who — to corn an old cliche — 
played the king as if he knew the queen was going to play the ace. 

elizabeth newhall turned in a fine performance as the duchess. 

your reporter hadnt seen her since the thornton wilder oneacter 
last fall and hopes she wont be as far between parts in the future. 



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Williams Photo Service Puts 
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College camera-men seen re- 
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big black cameras around prob- 
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Edward Rogers and Allan Shea, 
both '50. Current assets are plenty 
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expert "compets" each of whom 
has contributed capital of eighty 
dollar entry fee. 

Besides coverage of unusual and 
significant events, the Photo Ser- 
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service at dances in the gym and 
will also do portrait work on 


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No. 9 

Purple Clashes With Union On Weston Field; 
Glee Club's Dance In Gym Weekend Highlight 

I I'party Swings 
Into High Gear 
With Donahue 

•smiths, Vassars Lead 
Seminary Delegations, 
Hcnnington Follows 

\ Si roIogerPredicts 
Lois of Moonshine 

CititT, Do-nuts Feature 
Of Eph - Garnet Tilt 

by Clark Kent 

Billsvllle. Oct. 31— c Special! — 
Ill ihLs comer lof Massachusetts! 
«(■ have over 500 beautiful rlrls — 
.111 unparalled occasion In the 
Mxial hlsloiy of Williams Col- 
•,ruc. or anywhere else for that 
n.atler. 500 of the Pour Hundred. 

llic occn.sion is the Glee Club 

poiisoied Houseparty weekend 

ulurh features, in addition to the 

bove-mentloned attractions, Sam 

D.iuUiue's "Band of 1947" on All 

IIuIIdws Eve. and the All Salnt-s' 

liny football classic with the Eph- 

riic'ii in purple suits and General 

, Klcclricians in Union Suits. 

Full Moon. Full Arms 

Ri.sinK above full weekend of 
iinuc haying will be a full moon 
loiijured up for the occasion by 
I ictavius Plutonium, Scorpio Cap- 
iHoii Profe.ssor of Astrology, from 
!,is .solarium In the Chas. Addams 
Ml inonal Observatory. 

Of Ihe 500 I plus I damsels who 
Imvo. are, and will be, arrived and 
iniving about the time this paper 
hil.s the stands, a Record survey 
H'lcals that the largest delega- 
• "W will be Smiths — 71. The 
' ,i.s.sars and Bennlngtons trail 

111 twenty-nine and twenty-flve 


S8000 Drive 
December 8 th 

I i>c-Collcge Conference 
iMay Be Held Here; 
Boys' Club Set I j) 

with a quota of $8000, the Wil- 
ms Christian Association's 
St annual Chest Fund Drive 
■~ local, national and world re- 
-if organizations will get under 
' iiy December 8. Charles Schmidt 
18. WCA president, announced 
!iat although seventy men joined 
lio association as a result of the 
pcent membership drive, the or- 
anlzation has been whittled down 
to a working size this year, so 
I hat every member will have a Job 
I'l do. 

Patrick Graney '49, chairman 
of the Chest Fund Drive, explain- 
ed that the campaign was the col- 
lege counterpart of national Com- 
munity Chest Drives. "It supports 
local organizations such as the 
WllUamstown Boys Club as well 
as National and liitemational or- 
ganizations," he said. 

Conference Planned 
Edson Spencer '48 will 
manage a proposed conference of 
the Christian Associations of 
Bowdoin and the Little Three 
Colleges. The conference, which 
will probably be held In WllUam- 
stown, will feature discussions of 
various phases of Christian work, 
Charles Blakney '48, who leads 
the Deputation Committee, will 
be aided by Pierre van Norden 
See WCA page 2 

News Bureau Board 
Headed By Pawlick 

The' Williams News Bureau 
his been reorganized with the 
following men composing the 
board: Ed Pawlick '49, presi- 
dent. Bill Barney '49, assign- 
ment editor, Seth Bidwell '49, 
sports editor, Joe Dorsey '49, 
prep-school editor, and Guy 
Chapman '49, associate editor. 

Functioning as a publicity 
organ of the college, the bureau 
dispatches sports and news 
events to newspapers, periodi- 
cals, and radio stations 
throughout the country. At a, 
meeting last week, a competi- 
tion was opened for all men in- 
terested In newspaper work 
who want to try out for future 
board positions. 

Students Visit 
United Nations 

Mrs, Roosevelt, .Austin 
Talk To (;roup Of 22 

by Edward Pawlick 

Twenty-two students were tak- 
en behind the scenes at the 
United Nations meetings at Lake 
Success last Monday and Tuesday 
by Professor Joseph Johnson anrt 
were addressed by several officials, 
including Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, 
U.S. A.ssembly delegate, and War- 
ren Austin, U.S. Assembly dele- 
gate and Security Council repre- 

The group mingled with the 
delegates In the Delegates 
Lounge: and Professor Johnson, 
who was formerly a U.S. advisor 
to the UN, introduced the students 
to many of the representatives. 
Supplement Course 

Most of the visitors are mem- 
bers of the History 17 or Political 
Science 3 courses and the trip 
was Intended to supplement the 

They went to the United States 
mission on Monday morning 
where Chester Williams, U.S. Pub- 
lic Llason Officer: Richard Win- 
slow, Secretary-General of the U. 
S. Delegation, and Mrs. Roosevelt 
addressed them. 

Winslow and Williams explain- 
ed the setup of the U.S. mission. 
They showed for example an oll- 
the-record description of how U. 
S. policy in the recent war-mon- 
gerlng controversy was deter- 

Patience With Russia 

Mrs. Roosevelt emphasized that 
we must "have patience with Rus- 
sia. " She said it will take a long 
time for us to understand each 
other, but it is evident in Russia's 
actions that she is mainly fearful 
and is trying to protect herself. 

In the afternoon the students 
went to Lake Success and attend- 
ed a Security Council meeting 
where the Indonesian question 
was being discussed. Delegate Aus- 
tin later spoke to them about the 

On Tuesday they went to meet- 
ings of assembly committees and 
members of the secretariat talk- 
ed to them about the organiza- 
tional problems of the UN, 
Impressed By Size 

David J. Bryan '48 and Robert 
M. Gleason '49 told the Record 
they were Impressed by the size 
efflclency of the organization. 
They emphasized that it 
seemed to them as though the 
machinery was workable for, a 
world government — If we can 
learn to use It now. 

On the other hand, Donald Ag- 
ger '48 said that "if you go under 


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Alpha Delta Phi 

Sandy Shaw Nancy Stewart 

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Bob Boyer Jane King 

Cleveland, O. 

Bill Rodle Adele Levertz 


Walker Mason Joan Gale 

Andover, Mass. 

Chalky Wright l^hirley Coke 

Baldwin School 

Jerry Tone Helen Payne 

Cincinnati, O. 

J. Frankenheimer Janice O'Neil 

Dominican Academy 

Brad Purcell Nancy Blake 

Northfield Scliool 

Tim Lewis Dolly Lynch 

Rldgefleld, Conn, 

Doug Garfield Betsy King 


Phil Van Dusen Jean McGregor 


Coke McCord Pat Williams 


Art Louis Virginia Pfefler 


Mack Neale Margery StoufTer 


BUI Barney Lois Cornelius 

Cleveland, O. 

Chick Brashears Gerry Lind 


Cllf Stowers Lee Holiday 

Pine Manor 

Sam Gentles Janet Bunt 

Connecticut College 

Joe Janot£a Edie f'arsc 


Tony Cooper Adele Arrowsmith 


Leigh Perkins Mary Hammerly 

Connecticut College 

Jack Mason June Marion 


Ted Oushee Nancy Cooper 

Ethel Walker 

Lou Lincoln Emily Nichols 


Scrobby Perry Jeanne Perdue 


Marty Dodd Doris Acklin 

Springfield, Mass. 

Ed. Sziklas Nancy Hunt 


Howie Smith Valerie Field 

1 Middlebury 

John Sziklas Anne Goewey 


Jack French Deb Cole 

Boston, Mass. 

Bill Windle Hala Robinson 


Bob Brooks Virginia Ringo 


Prank Jannotta Mary MacDonald 


Ted Jones Sally Albright 

BronxvlUe, N. Y. 

Randy Thomas Nancy Nickerson 

Boston, Mass. 

Ted Fox Grace Goss 


Jerry Gillette Sonny Putnam 


Bud Bailey Bonita Barnes 

Sarah Lawrence 

Ken Hoeck Betsey Leu Busher 

Cedar Crest 

Bob Jeffrey Aubin Redfleld 


Dave Barker Nancy Keefe 

Lesley College 

Howard Schow Joyce White 


Chuck Halleck Tommy Riepe 

Pine Manor 

S. Birmingham D. Montgomery 

Glens Falls, N. Y. 

Bob Bishop Joan Wint 

Michigan State 

Dick Bascon Nancy Barnps 

Peyton Mead Sally Noyes 

Mt. Holyoke 

S. Pinkerton Nancy Nolan 

Edgewood Park 


rn.m 1 ii'it 

Chi Psi 

Dick Whitney Annzy Irwin 


Robert Jeffrey Joan Kenney 

Marters School 

Horton Kellogg Nancy Paul 


Don Wood Barbara Thurston 

Bradford Junior College 

Hugo Higbie Susan Stopels 

Grosse Pointe, Mich. 

Ray Baldwin Kitsey Barney 


John Clifford Marjorie Bethel 


Will O'Neill Marion Green 


B. Youngman Grayce 


Pat Graney Loralne Cluburson 


Jim Heekin Jane Jessup 

South Orange, N.J. 

Al Slater Mary Damon 

New York City 

Don Whitehead Elizabeth Flower 

Maplewood, N. J. 

John Fraser Carol Hunt 


Bob Kimbrough Ann Shmidheiser 

Shipley School 

Warren Sheridan Helen Kiddoo 


Ben Johnson Midge Lohrke 

Garden City. L. I. 

Walter Morse Dusty Hutton 


Howey Erskine Phylis Betz 


Harold Neave Beatrice Burchenal 
Cincinnati, O. 
Jim Whitney Dossie Carlton 

U. of Cincinnati 
Al Peabody Peggy Sooner 


Marty Detmer Phyllis Weed 

Edgewood Park 
Dan Pettengill Bonnie White 


Sidney Stewart Clare Pennock 
Connecticut College 

ffr nlafnlD 

Beta Theta PI 

Martin Luthy Shirley J. Eston 

Wellesley Hills, Mass. 

Joe Horton Ann W. Wadsworth 


Art Singer Patricia Wlllard 

Mt. Holyoke 

Bob Donoho Marion Gaines 


Bob Fetter Jannette Johnston 


Al Mirlck Gloria Smith 

Mary Bumham 

Gordon Hall Myra Jo McCleary 


Shay Lynch Sue Peck 


Bill Coldwell Teddy Poran 

New Haven, Conn. 

S. Werkman Isabelle Chllderhose 

- Wellesley 

Dud Brown Betty" Klein 

Cedar Crest 

Bud Lovell Lo Hlldlng 

Univ. of Conn. 

Dave Stamper Grace Newcomb 

Mt, Holydtce 

Ed Qraef Phyllis Dye 

■ Skidmore 

Pete Bigler Phyllis Babb 

c> Wellesley 

Wally Olesen Mltsy Herr 


Bert Dean Kitty Kllng 


Ephmen Hope For First Win 
Despite Strong Garnet Attack 

New UC President 

UC Votes In 
New. Officers 

Student Tax Levy Will 
Aid (Council Activities 

Henry B. Dewey. Edson Spen- 
cer, and Robert Boyer, all '48, were 
chosen president, secretary and 
treasurer, respectively, of the Un- 
dergraduate Council at a meeting 
last Monday night. At. this time 
it was announced that there 
would be a UC student tax levied 
next month, and that James 
Young, '48. had been selected to 
head the undergraduate commit- 
tee in charge of the fund raising 

Henry Dewey, new UC president, 
is president of Kappa Alpha, a 
member of the varsity soccer 
squad, and a Chapel Committee 
man. Ed Spencer, president of 
Phi Delta Theta, is a varsity 
hockey and tennis player and a 
WCA Cabinet member, in head- 
ing the college Student Christian 
Movement. He is also on the 
Chapel Committee, a senior Honor 
System Delegate and belongs to 
the International Relations CIu'd. 
See UC ELECTIONS page 2 

Union Sports Powerful 
Passing Offensive 
In Enstice, Coppola 

Chapman To Play 
At End For Union 

Fuzak, Duffield, Collins, 
Whitney Eph Backs 

Delta Kappa Epsilon 

Dick Debevoise ; Barbara Tracy 

South Orange, N.J. 

Tom Leous Audrey Stark 

Ohio Wesleyan 

Dick Palmer Barbara Doyle 


Bob Johnson Nancy Riford 


Pete Smythe Sally Rounds 


Dick Wells Elinor Samson 

Springfield, Mass. 

Bill Burke Shirley Graves 

Springfield, Mass. 

John Mortimer Celia de Gersdoril 


Grant North Victoria Hurd 


Ben Foster Barbara Brady 


Jim Cooper Sally Seidler 


Kim Whitney Caroline Evensen 

Pine Manor 

Ted Salmon Phoebe Kirk 


Earle Spencer Corny Latidon 


Phil Hoft Joan Brower 

West Upglewood, N.J, 

John Glancey Regis Rodd 

0|rtenfleld, Mass. 

Frank Baldwin Betty Brun 


'Dimcan Roberts |l(izanne Mason 

Sante Hook, Conn. 

See HP DATlP page 5 

Dick Goodman 
Of Federalists 

Benepe, Agger Appointed 
To Fill Board Oflfices 
Of Local Organization 

In a meeting last Tuesday, the 
Williams Federalists elected Rich- 
ard Goodman '48 as their presi- 
dent. Goodman then made tem- 
porary appointments to the other 

These officers include Barry 
Benepe '50, secretary, and Robert 
Agger '48, treasurer. Peter Gut- 
mann '49, Derrick Filley '49, and 
Richard Heuer '50, were appoint- 
ed to positions as directors of 
speaking, membership, and pub- 
licity, respectively. 

Going to St. Louis 

Goodman will represent the lo- 
cal chapter at the United World 
Federalists General Assembly in 
St. Louis, November 15. He was 
instrumental in organising the 
group on the Williams campus 
after spending the past summer 
in Europe where he became con- 
vinced of the need for world gov- 

Founded on campus two week^ 
ago, the organization's member^ 
ship roll has already passed the 
fifty 'mark. 

Seth Bidwell 

Along with more than 500 pairs 
of high heels, Sam "Danceable" 
Donahue's music, football rallies 
and raffles, and much parties, 
Billvllle is also entertaining the 
Garnet-clad gridsters of Union 
College at 2 p.m. today on Wes- 
ton Field, the appointed time and 
ground for the afternoon's com- 
bat. Both outfits sport records 
which are heavy on the loss side, 
and both will be out for scalps 
this afternoon, so everyone's invi- 
ted to a re-hash of the Boston 
Tea Party. 

Coach John McLaughry's Un- 
lonites however, according to the 
statistics are on the long end of 
the odds. Operating out of a Min- 
nesota single-wing with the ever 
potent Enstice-to-Coppola passing 
combination, the Garnet will be 
striving for their second win a- 
gainst four defeats for the seas- 
on. It is the Enstice-Coppola com- 
bination which has been the spark 
plug of the Union team. 

Enstice Union Star 

Three weeks ago. R.P.I, drop- 
ped Williams in their tracks to 
the tune of 40-0. Against the 
same team the Garnets scored 
four touchdowns while going 
down to a 33-24 defeat. This is 
only a sample of the good news to 
come however. Hal Enstice, tab- 
bed by Mel Hein as "one of the 
best small college backs in the 
country," has toted the bladder 
328 yards on the ground, aver- 
aging six yards per whack. In ad- 
dition he has completed 13 of 28 
passes for the neat average of 
13 three-footers per pass. 

Tony Coppola of Schenectady 
is the other half of this combina- 
tion, and so far this season, his 
glue fingers have hauled down 
seven heaves for a total of 121 
yards through enemy territory. 

Besides Enstice, however, the 
Schenectady troops have otlier 
talented backs. According to the 
Union PRO, Dave Strauss, who 
carried the load of the Union at- 
tack against RPI after Enstice was 
injured, is also very capable in 
picking the holes which the big 
Garnet line has a facility of open- 
ing up. 

Curiously enough, one of these 
talented linemen is John Chap- 
man, a former Williams man, who 
has been mowing down the oppos- 
ition for Union all season. So if 
you see the Gametman with num- 
ber 84 on his jersey raising any 
difficulty with the Ephmen, it 
will be "Chappie" having fun with 
his old buddies. 

Union Injured Return 

Brud Shaffer, the big Union 
center, will see his first action 
since his injury in the opener 
against St. Lawrence. Assisting 
him on the line will be Charles 
Abba, John Weiss, and John De 
Bello. Abba Is a little fellow, who 
stands six feet and 195 pounds, 
while Weiss and DeBello are mere 
midgets weighing only 185 per. 
Not only does Union have a won- 
loss statistics advantage but also, 
by the law of averages, they, 
should win the game. As the ser- 
ies now stands, Williams has won 
See UNION GAME page 3 


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J. DAVID MAIER, '48 Editor-in-Chief 

R. RHETT AUSTELL, JR., '48 Manoging Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 Sports Editor 

CHARLES H. KLENSCH, '48 Co-News Editor 

ROBERT A. RUPEN, '48 Co-News Editor 

JOSIAH T. S. HORTON. '48 Senior Associate Editor 

BEN 8, FOSTER, II, '48 Office Manager 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Co-Advertising M^onogers Edward L. Stackhouse, '50 

^- ^\ Thomas B. Healy Jr., '50 

Circulation Manager ^^^. ..J>udley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulation Manoger !rOren T. Pollocic, '49 

VOL. LXI NOVEMBER I, 1947 No. 9 

. : i. 

Avoid The Rush 

Either college professors, at least those of the Williams variety, 
have an uncanny sense of timing, or they take a sadistic pleasure in 
schedulng tests for houseparty time. Or perhaps its part of a com- 
bined effort to eliminate undergraduate extra-curricular activities 
in favor of more studying. But whatever the reason, hour' tests al- 
ways come within five days of these gala parties, and more often 
than not come on Gloomy Monday. 

In view of the usually observed college rule which supposedly 
prohibits the schedueling of any two hour tests on the same day, we 
would like to tip off the faculty. Winter Houseparty is scheduled 
for the weekend of March 6. Sign up now, and avoid the rush! 

HP Highlights .- - 


Activities begin this evening 
with dancing (10-2) in the fab- 
ulously furbished Lasell Gym 
whereat Sam Donahue and his 
'47 Boys will stomp out their much 
publicised "danceable" music for 
the capers of careening couples. 
They're Off At Hialarity 

After the dance, everyone will 
be on his own until time to tour 
to the top of Mt. Greylock to 
sweat out the sunrise. 

After the technicolor fade-in, 
Outing Club compets will return 
to Billville for milkpunch and the 
rest of us will drag into the sack 
for a bit of rest before the grand 
group-activities of the afternoon 

Saturday afternoon Housepar- 
tiers will throng to the Cider Bowl 
to witness the Union electricians 
attempt to apply electronic milk- 
ing techniques to the Purple Cow 
For those who get a boot out of 
futbol the Uncledmen will be do- 
ing their footmost to overwhelm 
a Clark bar to a successful soccer 

Informal dancing, etc. at the 
houses will commence, after light 
snacks of steak sandwiches and 
milk shakes, etc. 

In the midst of these paranoid 
performances the Glee Club's lit- 
tle scheme for making a song fes- 
tival atmosphere will be cluttering 
up the spacious lawns of the hous- 
es. Every unit was invited to enter 
a competition for the best recor- 
atlng scheme on a song title 
theme. These will be Judged by a 
sober group of fellows who, in the 
opinion of Glee Club Officials will 
be capable of sound judgements 
on Saturday morning. Up to th^ 
time this issue went to press, Hu- 
go Higbee, Glee Club president, 
had been unable to find such a 

Fraternities Load Lawns 

Zeta Psi sports a front door dis- 
guised as a whiskey bottle. The 
Zete's theme: "Comin' Through 
The Rye." A sign marked "Sing, 
Sing, (Sing)" can be seen at the 
Theta Delt house, which has been 
dressed up to resemble a prison. 

At Psi Upsilon stands a witch 
on the front lawn under a replica 
of a crescent moon, representing 
"That Old BlaCk Magic". "Green 
Eyes" is the theme of St. Anthony 
Hall, and this Williams variety of 
saints invites their people to enter 


UC Elections - - - 

Boyer New Treasurer 

The new treasurer, Bob Boyer, 
is president of the Alpha Delta 
Phi and serves on the Tyng Schol 
arship and Honor System commit 
tees. He was UC presideht during 
the summer term. 

The UC t&Tt of $3, to be distrib 
uted to all non-athletic activities 
under the SAC, is due by Novem- 
ber 22, or else $4 is required of 
each student The money, required 
to defray the expenses of student 
activities, is proportioned accord 
Ing to a budget which each group 
presents to the SAC. Men who do 
not pay the tax will be denied 
representation of the UC and will 
be prohibited from participation 
in SAC activities. 

Initiation Set 

It was determined that frater- 
nities would initiate pledges dur- 
ing the weekend of February '21, 
and it was also decided that all 
upper class pledges could be ini- 
tiated at any time by the houses 
At the meeting the Outing Club 
suggested that the Winter House- 
party be held either on the week- 
end of February 28 or March 7, 
the definite time to depend upon 
the approval of the social units. 

A further decision gave the NSA 
funds te cover the expenses of 
sending delegates to last summer's 
convention. A truce was agreed 
to by house delegates in reference 
to houseparty decorations. It was 
mutually determined not to mo- 
lest house adornments due to the 
great effort put forth by the social 
units to decorate their buildings. 

It was also revealed that the 
College faculty had conceded to a 
change in the hours during which 
women guests may be entertained 
in dormitories. Girls are now per- 
mitted in dorms from noon to 6:30 
p. m. The hours were formerly 
1:00 to 6:30 p. m. 

Cum Grano Salts 


50 and Harry McDanniell in the 
organization of services at the 
North Pownal Church. The com- 
mittee has obtained a number of 
Sunday school teachers for local 
churches and will work in local 
young peoples groups. 

The Boys Club, under the lead 
ership of James Stone '48 has 
also begun to function again. It 
will offer instruction -in recrea- 
tion, handicraft and similar pro 
Jects to the young men of Wil- 

UN Observers - - - 

the assumption that peace is best 
attained by friendly relations be- 
tween two coimtries, our policy is 
hot conductive to peace since we 
are following an unfriendly one 
towards Russia which tends to 
provoke ill will. 

"The general atmosphere which 
pervades our mission is one char- 
acterized by 'how are we going 
to foil Russia'. 

"If the U.S. policy Is predicated 
on the belief that friendship be- 
tween U.S. and Russia Is either 
unattainable or non-essential, 
then our, policy is completely con- 
sistent with that belief." 

Small Coantries Chance 

Agger also mentioned that some 

representatives from the smaller 
countries told him that they are 
not trying to advance their inter- 
ests like they were a year ago 
but are striving more to reconcile 
Russia and the U.S. 

Oleason said that a member of 
the U.S. Mission told him that 
the war-mongering dispute was 
brought up now to discredit the 
United States in Western Eiu-ope. 

Bryan was particularly impres- 
sed by the Intricacies of the inter- 
pretation system whereby you 
could press a button and hear a 
speech in any one of five ofBcial 

The trip was arranged by Ches- 
ter Williams, and J. B. Orrlck and 
Olav Paus Grunt' of the Depart- 
ment of Public Information of 
the United Nations. 

Alice In Wonderiand Review 

by Steve Sondhelm 'SO 

An adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland was pre- 
sented last Friday night at the AMT by a group of faculty and stu- 
dents. The adaptation was made by Peggy Lamson, directed by Mike 
Casey and was furnished an Introduction by Professor Schuman. 

As a play, It turned out to be in part excellent, in a larger part 
dull, even boring. The opening, with Alice's startled fall down 'the 
rabbit-hole and her awakening in a strange land was accomplished 
effectively and dramatically by the use of slides projected on the 
cyclorama and it roused the audience out of its Schumanesque stu- 
por. But with Alice's prolonged soliloquy, this impression soon chang- 
ed to one of unrelenting, plodding talk which continued through to 
the end of the first act. The second act, however, picked up consid- 
erably and was for the most part highly entertaining. 

The very fact that you can see Carroll's pvms a mile of dialogue away 
is one of their charms and no charge can be made against the lines 
themselves. But It seems to me that the Job of the adaptor is to prune 
unessential lines and parts of scenes which, 4iowever amusing in book 
form, lose life when presented on the stage where there is no prose 
description accompanying them. Such was the case during the first 
act of this Alice In Wonderland. For Just two example's, Alice's 
aforementioned soliloquy should have been shortened along with the 
Mad Hatter's tea party scene. Throughout the play, the songs also 
were much too long, the only two which emerged with any credit 
being "Father William" and "Beautiful Soup." 
O'Neill Tremendous 

The acting honors of the evening definitely go to Mr. John 
O'Neill who gave a fantastically good performance as the Gryphon. 
His entrance alone was one of the biggest laughs of the evening, 
and from the Cockney accent on down to his hilarious hoofing of the 
Lobster Quadrille he was in large part responsible for the success of 
the second act. His sense of timing and of comedy were imsurpassed 
and he fully deserved every hand he got. He was, in short, worth 
the priWof any two admissions. 

Running a close second to Mr. O'Neill was Helen Kelly as the 
imperious Queen. Without a doubt she possesses one of the most 
resonant voices I have ever heard, and this was perfectly suited to her 
continued throaty boomings of "Off with his head I" She was not 
quite so good (or loud) as she had been in rehearsals, but she may 
have been told that she was drowning everybody else out and toned 
herself down accordingly. This was a shame, but on all accounts she 
gave a superior performance and probably drew more laughs than 
any other member of the cast. 

The last bit of unadulterated praise goes to Mr. Coming Chls- 
holm who turned his very few lines in the rosebush scene into a pre- 
cision that captured the spirit of the story perfectly. It is very hard 
to make a bit part outstanding, but he did it, and in such a way as 
to make Alice's dream-world seem real. 

Lamson Role Difficult 

As Alice herself, ten-year-old Patsy Lamson had the most diffi- 
cult role of the evening and I am sorry to report she was not success- 
ful in overcoming it. Alice is a very proper and sane little girl but 
she is nevertheless interesting and fun to know. Patsy managed to 
convey the first two qualities but not the latter, the result being that 
the character of Alice emerged as somewhat obnoxious. This was in 
part due to the direction of her opening scene which stilted her ges- 
tures to the point of distraction (such as the foot-stamping and arm- 
waving orgy which she indulged in) and in part due to the fact that 
it takes a more mature person than a ten-year-old to interpret Alice 

As the fussy White Rabbit, Gordon BuUett was very funny, 
though he had a hard time keeping a straight face when he had to 
blow the trumpet in the Trial scene. Jerry O'Brien as the Caterpillar 
and Mr. Faison as the Frog Footman both got the most they could 
out of essentially dull parts. Mr. Plerson, of the Art Department 
appropriately enough, played the Mad Hatter. On the whole his was 
an enjoyable performance, but he indulged in a little too much 
mugging, and plajring to the audience. 

Unrecognizable (7) Face 

One of the surprises of the evening was when a face (in a cat's 
mask and sprouting a few scanty whiskers) was thrown on a screen 
and later in a larger form on the cyclorama. It was the Cheshire Cat, 
of course, and its sudden appearance was certainly a^ shock to the 
audience. It spoke its lines from backstage and spoke them well, but 
because of the imperfect timing of the screen appearances, the audi- 
ence did not believe for one minute in the existence of such an ani- 
mal — they knew all along that behind those whiskers and that voice 
lay their old friend, John Hawley Roberts. 

The part of the weeping Mock Turtle was played comically but 
quite inaudlbly by Mr. Bushnell. This was not altogether his fault, 
since it is hard to be heard while weeping continuously. His singing 
of "Beautiful Soup" was a morose masterpiece, and his execution of 
the overlong Lobster Quadrille, was a marvel In view of the cumber- 
some shell strapped to his back. 

Mrs. Newhall played the Duchess with the right amount of pep- 
pery alacrity but she too was in part Inaudible. Deanvrooks started 
out well as the befuddled King, but in the trial scene hiiWemed be- 
fuddled by his cues and this slowed up the pace considerlTy, which 
was disastrous in such a lengthy scene. But his coi)versatloiV\tth the 
Cheshire Cat was particularly good. '^' 

Small Parts WeU Played .\ 

Smaller parts which were not wrltfen with any distinction ailK 
consequently gave little room for interpretation, but which helped' 
to establish the dream-mood of the play were the Cook (Constance 
Holt), the March Hare (Giles Kelly), the Knave of Hearts (Mr. Wat- 
son), the Pish Footman (Andy Heineman), the Two and Seven ot 
Spades (Stan Tefft and Ted Lohrke), and the Guards (Don Rack- 
erby and Robert Louis Stevenson). These bit parts were all played 
well, but not with the energy and conviction that Mr. Chisholm 

The direction of the play was most successful in the garden 
scene, in which the pace was held perfectly and the movement na- 
tural and continuous: It ^as least successful in the closing blackout 
in which Alice wakes from her dream. Here an essentially e&ective 
idea in the script was ruined by poor timing. As I said before, though, 
the imperfections can be attributed largely to the lack of enough 
tinie to whip the show up Into proper shape. Again, I think that 
some Judicious editing of the songs and the first act and trial scene 
would have made for an infinitely smoother play. 

The original music composed and played for the occasion by 
Martin Ballyn was Interesting enough but too consciously complex 
In harmony for the mood of this particular play. It tried too hard 
to be different, I think, and as a result the songs were undis- 

One thing more. I repeat that this review is personal and is 
probably contrary to a great many other opinions. The majority of 
comments which I heard after the play were most decidedly favor- 
able, and the play did gross three hundred and fifteen dollars clear 
profit for a local charity, which deserves a hand even from those 
who didn't enjoy It imreaervedljr. 


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Car eers Of Autumn Sports Captains Reviewed 

Lives Of Captains Murphy, 
Lunt and Manning Delved 
Into By Record Reporter 

by Steve BiMohke 

When a team captain walks on 

; I n field, some spectators know his 

ni me, some know- his aohleve- 

,T rnts, and only personal friends 

, iijw his past life. In order to dls- 

,1 the confusion among WUUams 

mn and their lady loves, the 

UCORD presents the following 

mmb nail sketches of three pop- 

;:ir Williams captalnsl 


hlmself on so many all-opponent 
elevens that It looked as If he 
didn't have a friend In the world. 
The fact U that "Murph" has 
many friends around here. Their 
tales about him have almost made 
him a legendary figure. Our fa- 
vorite "Murph" story Is the one 
about his losing a couple of front 
teeth In a scrimmage and quietly 
picking these erstwhile posses- 
sions out of the mud only to take 
them to N. A. to be galvanized by 
the town's finest Jeweler. 

Gene Murphy 

When the crowd gets up to 
cheer for number 85, they'll be 
cheering for Oene Murphy from 
New York City, the varsity foot- 
ball captain and left guard. But 
even more than that they'll be 
. cheering for that number 86 with 
his habit of showing up In the 
opposition's backfleld, throwing 
that decisive block In the line, or 
in the open field. "Murph" start- 
ed out his football career by play- 
ing guard at LaurencevlUe and 
even though he Is shy about It, 
the rumor Is that they called him 
■the crusher" even then. Arriving 
iit Williams, he became a Deke. 
He played In the now Immortal 
victory over Princeton In '42, and 
in the equally Immortal loss to 
Amherst In that same year. 

During the late unpleasantness, 
"Murph" was a captain In the 
^Bhth Fighter Command, and 
again rumor has It that he spent 
most of his time In the opposition's 
backfleld. He returned to Wil- 
liams., and after his sensational 
line play of last season he found 






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Denny Lunt 

Rlngllng Brothers Circus sent a 
representative to Williams not so 
long ago In order to follow up 
rumors about a contortionist of 
no mean ability. He turned out to 
be none other than Denny Lunt 
the varsity soccer captain and 
goalie. Apparently tlie AD's had 
been spreading the word about 
Denny's phenomenal goal-tend- 
ing. He learned this fine art at 
Deerfleld, a tiny school not far 
from Greenfield, his hometown 

At Deerfleld he played on a 
team which was undefeated for 
two years and which boasted such 
future Williams stars as Jerry 
Page, Barry Emmert and Frank 
Donnelly. Last year, after a few 
years In V-12, Denny came to 
WUUams, and after "Red" Town- 
send 's graduation was elected 
captain. It Is ironic that the high- 
est tribute paid to Denny has 
come from the "Amherst Student" 
which said that the Jeflmen 
would have had an undefeated 
season in '46 if it had not been 
for "that blond acrobat in the 
Williams cage." 


Starting Line 



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Prank Todd 

UE-- ^x 

John Chapman 

John Qlancy 

LT .\ 

Charles Abba 

dene Murphy 

uj -'- 

John DeBello < 

Jim Lyons 


Harold Shaffer 

Fred Salmon 


John Weiss 

Hank Lucas 


Pete Carter 

Oene Detmer 


Tony Coppola 

Vic Fuzak 


Hal Enstlce 

Boy Collins 

LHB , 

George Best 

Kim Whitney 


Hal Lundstrom 

Stu Duffleld 

FB f 

Ken Whalen 

House Party Guests To View 
Season's Second Home Game 


In Ev'ry Play 

Dick Manning 

Frankford . High, somewhere In 
Pennsylvania, produced Dick 
Manning, the freshman soccer 
captain. Dick Is very quiet, and 
his teammates had to be consulted 
before It was dlcovered that he 
was a Kap, and that he played in- 
side left. In addition he'd been a 


AFTER THE "Flicks" 
Stop by the RICHMOND 
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by Barry Emmert 

It seems to be a custom of this 
rag to have some sports writer 
dish out a summary of the ath- 
letic season for the Houseparty 
issue. It is generally assumed 
that dates enjoy reading about the 
previous achievements of the 
teams they will presumably see In 
action, and for that reason at 
H.P. time this space serves as a 
receptacle for won-lost percent- 
ages and explanations as to why 
a team has or has not been suc- 
cessful. It should be obvious why 
we do not hash these subjects over 
at this time — for the life of us 
we can't think what the Williams 
male would talk about this week- 
end If the RECORD deprived him 
of his quarterbacklng job. 

Addressing this to the dates, we 
would like to give a brief sum- 
mary of the probable alibis and 
reasons your male escorts will 
give for the "unfortunate" show- 
ing of most Williams teams this 
Fall. This has a purpose — when 
he pulls one of these explanations, 
and expects you to swallow it, 
you can give him the old I've 
heard-that-before treatment, and 
then root for the team. You might 
as well — no one else around here 
seems to. 

You'll hear gripes about the 
coaching. You'll be told every- 
thing from "The coaches don't 
know their job" to "They are too 
damn nice to be coaches." You'll 
hear threats of what may happen 
next year if we don't win the Am- 
herst games. The alumni are lit- 

basketball player and a red-hot 
first baseman in high school. He 
scored the yearling hooter's first 
goal, and in the team's opinion 
he is just a natural leader. At 
this point Dick got so embarrassed 
that the extolling of his virtues 
had to be discontinued. «. 

Continued from page 1 

tie better. If you happen to sit 
next to one or more of them at 
a game, they'll do more kicking 
than the soccer team has done 
all year. 

After your n^ale friend has 
expounded at length on the de- 
merits of the football team, he 
may have enough breath to start 
in on the soccer (Game is at 2:00 
p.m., Cole Field, today) team. He 
will compare it with last year's 
(Won 6, Lost 1) outfit. He will 
point to a "pushover" schedule, 
neglecting to mention that Spring- 
field Is the Notre Dame of college 
soccer, and wonder why with 
such light opposition we should 
lose by rather devastating scores. 
The freshman football 
team will j undoubtedly be dealt 
with in superlatives, inasmuch as 
they are unbeaten and polished 
off Wesleyan by six touchdowns. 
You will, of course, be told that 
given a chance at the varsity, the 
yearlings would cream 'em. 

You may get the impression 
that people are disgusted with 
athletics around here. You may 
have the feeling that players 
don't go out for Williams but m 
spite of Williams. But if the 
same teams won, there would pro- 
bably be no kick at all. 

You would hear 
only praises of the players. They 
would be heroes. When teams 
lose, the Department of Athletics 
is at fault, seemingly. 

It is safe to say that all Wil- 
liams' losses have been to superior 
teams. Perhaps Williams Just 
hasn't got the material this year 
that other colleges do. In which 
case this Is not the time to start 
cutting other people's throat. 
What we need Is some honest-ta- 
Ood support for the teams. We're 
counting on you, the dates, to 
help this weekend. 

27 games, while Union has won 
seven. Four of the games result- 
ed In ties. 

However, all Is not gloom In Wil- 
llamstown, as the hour of the 
battle draws closer. Stu Duffleld 
and Vic Fuzak, who have been 
out of the last two contests will 
be starting the game, while there 
is a possibility that Pat Higglns, 
whose reputation needs no ex- 
position for this column, may also 
see action. Coach Whoop Snively 
will probably have the team run- 
ing from both the powerful T- 
formatlon and the single-wing. 

This combination of maneuvers 
should add more punch to the 
to-date Ineffective Williams 
ground offensive, and it should 
also give DufBeld a chance to 
throw his passes while on the run, 
which ordinarily gives a passer 
more protection on the pass. 
Whitney and Collins Start 

The remainder of the starting 
line-up will be the same as the 

Season's Records 

Williams 7 







Union 7 
Union 13 
Union 20 
Union 24 

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from Wesleyan have arrived. 
Any student who plans to go 
to that game must get his ex- 
change ticket before Wednes- 
day, November 5. Please bring 
your Williams student ticket to 
the gym when you come for the 
exchange ticket. If any mem- 
bers of the faculty or student 
body wish a reserved seat for 
the Wesleyan game, there will 
be some on hand until Novem- 
ber 5. 

previous game. Dick Whitney aqd 
Rip Collins, who were given bat- 
tlefield promotion^ to the first 
string, have earned their positions 
on the varsity and will comprise 
the rest (^ the ball-tbters. In ad- 
dition to this quartet, Ted Quln- 
lan will see action as the Williams 
punter after his fine exhibition 
at Trinity last week-end This 
win be a tremendous boost to the 
Williams defense which has been 
handicapped most of the season 
by very poor punting. 

On the ends, it will be Frank 
Todd and Gene Detmer with Bud 
Cool, Dan Mahoney, and Marc 
Reynolds adding depth to the 
flankers. Starting at tackle, will 
be John Glancy and Hank Lukas 
or Marty Detmer, who have been 
outstanding all season, and with 
the aid of John Stillwell and Tom 
Leous, should do a lot of damage 
in the Union backfleld. 

At the guards, Fred Salmon and 
Gene Murphy, two of the hardest- 
playing men on the squad wll get 
the nod to start from Coach 
Snively, while Jim Lyons will 
start at the offensive center. 

Old, reliable Tim Conway will 
be mashing the Garnet from the 
defensive center post. 

This is the story for the 39th 
classic between Williams and Un- 
ion College. Both Teams are ready 
to go, and both are eager for a 
win. Coaches Snively and Burnett 
have scouted the opponents m 
an effort to bring victory today. 


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Booters Seek 
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Teiun Hopes To 
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Lineup ChaugeDue 

Bad Passing, Trapping 
Mark Worst Errors 

Smarting from three straight 
losses, the soccer team will face. 
Clark University on Cole Field 
today with the express intention 
of again breaking Into the win col- 
umn. Last Saturday's 6-0 defeat 
at the hands of National Cham- 
pion Springfield College should 
have taught the Ephs a few points 
about the game which can be uti- 
lized against today's opponents. 

Coach Ed Bullock has been do- 
ing some experimenting with his 
forward line which could not seem 
to penetrate the airtight defense 
set up by the Springfields. No 
definite changes have been made 
as yet, and the line will probably 
still be made up of some combina- 
tion of MayShark, Emmert, Smith, 
Johnston, and Donnelly. But 
"Chink" -Walker and Ralph Gom- 
mery have been working out as 
insldes, while Rick Powle has 
shown exceptional promise at left 

Brown, Kneass Trade Jobs 

As a result of his performance 
against Springfield, Emmey Brown 
may well be shifted from right to 
center half, trading .places wth 
George Kneass. Johnny Bowen at 
left half. Bump Hadley and Jerry 
Page at fullbacks, and Captain 
Denny Lunt in the goal should 
round out the team. 

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Cross Country 
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Union College 

Unbeaten Eph Harriers 
Face Severe Test; 
Herb Chisholm Back 

Hoping to continue their spec 
tacular unbeaten record, Tony 
Plansky's harriers meet the Union 
cross country team here this Sat- 
urday in what promises to be the 
toughest contest of the season. 

If comparative scores mean 
anything, the meet will definitely 
be a close one. The Purple squad 
defeated RPI 25-30, whereas 
Union edged this same team by a 
score of 24-31. However, at that 
time Captain Herb Chisholm did 
not compete, but tf^ made a good 
showing against Bowdoln and 
Vermont, coming In sixth both 
times. Another point in Williams 
favor is the fact that the contest 
will take place on the home course, 
a definite advantage since the Eph 
thinclads are well acquainted with 
the hills and other irregularities 
of the 3.7 mile run. 

Barring any pre-meet revision, 
the lineup will be much the same 
as last week. "Dynamo" Bill Kel- 
ton is currently slated as number 
one man, closely followed by Kev 
Delaney who has consistently 
pressed Kelton to the tape. The 
other five men composing the 
squad are Paul Cook, Phil ColUn.s, 
Ernie May, Herb Chisholm, and 
either Willie Davis or Harry Ess 

Little is known about Clark. A 
member of the New England Con- 
ference, it supports no football 
team, and hence its entire fall 
turnout is for soccer. Last year's 
once-defeated Williams club, with 
a makeshift lineup, won out 4-2 
in a sloppy game. Records avail- 
ixble show that "Clark has yet to 
win a game this year. Included in 
its list of defeats is a ^-0 affair 
with the University of Connecti- 
cut, which flattened the Ephs S-2 
two weeks ago. 

Passing and Trapping Sloppy 

Chief troublemakers for the 
team to date have been sloppy 
passing and trapping in the line, 
while halfbacks have been unable 
■to get oil long accurate kicks. 



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Stu Duffleld, Williams ace passer, and Marty Detmer, sophomore 
tackle, oausht midst practice contortions. 

»*— . : 

WILLIAMS Freshman Favored To Top 
Amherst For Little Three Crown 

The sparks of rivalry between 
Williams and Amherst, smolder- 
ing quietly through the summer, 
will flame anew this afternoon 
when the freshmen grid editions 
of both schools meet at Amherst. 

This game could bring Coach 
Harvey Potter's charges. the Little 
Thre title, since they've already 
trounced Wesleyan by an over- 
whelming 40-6 score. The cubs 
scored their other victory by 
whitewashing R. P. I. 19-0 in par- 
tial revenge for the varsity de- 

Amherst Weak 

The little Lord Jeffs, on the 
other hand, have shown little abil- 
ity thus far, bowing to Springfield 
21-6 and taking their lumps from 
the American International Col- 
lege 14-0. 

Williams will start Mitch Pish 
and Dave Jackson on the ends 
with Bill Campbell in reserve. At 
the tackles will be Skip Dunlap 
and Bronson Fargo, while Ernie 
Mlerzejewskl and Al Blanci are 
due to start at the guard slots. 
Cary Bidgood will opeii the game 




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Other linemen on tap will be 
guards Howie Smith and Don 
Whitehead, and John Zebryk, a 
tackle. In the backfleld, Whit 
Fiske and Pred Zeller or Pete 
Smythe will start at the halts, 
while Bill Sperry and Pete Fisher 
are set at quarterback and full- 
back respectively. Pete Delisser, a 
quarterback, and DdUg Johnson, 
a fullback are also due to see 
some action. 

Amherst Lineup 

The Amherst lineup will prob- 
ably read Shaw and McOrath at 
the ends, Lieberman and Van 
Riper at the tackles, Undman and 
Cleminshaw at the guards and 
Longworth at center. Conway and 
Damon will start at the halfback 
posts with Naiman at quarter- 
back and Bowman at fullback. 

Record Reporter Reviews # 
Purple Football Coaches: 
Snively Star At Princeton, 

by Norm Wood 

Many men are seen walking 
down Spring Street. The ones with 
wrinkled foreheads and grey hair 
before their time — they're the 
Williams coaches, and they're 
thinking about Saturday's encoun- 
ters and how they can win theiti. 
There's Whoop Snively. and Dale 
Burnett, the football coaches, 
Harvey Potter and "Bobby" 
Coombs, freshman gridiron 
coaches, soccer coach Ed Bullock, 
and frosh soccer coach Clarence 

On these six men hang the in- 
struction, conditioning, and strat- 
egy of four teams that represent 
the Purple in the fall, and in 
some measure, the outcome of 
their contests. 

Whoop and Dale 

Whoop Snively was a good ath- 
lete at Mercersburg Academy, 
where he played football and 
baseball, and, during the war, at 
U. S. Naval Academy, where he 
played football and lacrosse, and 
wrestled. At Princeton as a mem- 
ber of the class of 1024, he played 
defensive end and offensive block- 
ing back on 1923's "Team of Des- 
tiny," was elected captain the fol- 
lowing year, and won an award, 
the Poe Medal, similar to Wil- 
liams' Brooks Medal. He moved on 
to coaching Jobs, working as line 
coach under "Tusa" McLaughry 
at Brown, at the same time coach- 
ing hockey and lacrosse, and un- 
der Charley Caldwell here at Wil- 
liams. He was granted a leave of 
absence from Williams for the 
duration, and coached at Dart- 
mouth as line coach. A year ago 
last winter he returned to Wll- 1 




Q In 

e he 

Uams as head. coach In fr tbalT 
hockey, and lacrosse. * 

Dale Burnett, the varsity oack- 
neld coach, spent a varied areer 
playing and coaching befor, com. 
ing to Williams. He piayi i p,, 
footbaU with the New York < lawj 
from 1030 to 1040, coaohe 
played with the Paterson : 
ers in '41 and '48. in basl^ 
he played and coached se 
and pro teams from 193 
For the next three years he 
ed the Williams basketball 
and tben served in tite U. 
val Aviation training progi 
1943-1045. He is also head b 
ball coach «nd freshman b.. 

Hanr and 'bobby 

Harv Potter graduated 
WUliams in 1040. WhUe h( 
was a halfback on Um fc.tbaU 
team, undefeated ^nNht. i^. 
pound division as a wrestler and 
was center and made All-Amerl. 
can in lacrosse. After graduation 
he went to Duke, where h as- 
sisted Wallace Wade as head 
scout, and coached lacros-sc. At 
Williams he is head coach for 
freshman football, wreatlinii and 

Harv's assistant, Bobby Coombi, 
was a three-letter man at Exeter. 
From there he went to Uuke, 
where he was class of 1933, and 
on the All-Amerlcan ba.seball 
team. He played pro ball from 
1033 to 1043, playing with Jeraey 
City in '41 -'43, and the New York 
Olants in '43. He was drafted Into 
the Navy in 1045, and after hit 
retirement came to Willama as 
head baseball coach and fresli- 
man basketball coach. 

His bullet 

rings a bell... 

30 miles away ! 

Zing! . . , and the damage is done. 

A bullet . . . intended.for game . . . pierces 
an expose^ telephone cable. 

Instantly, hundreds of wires are open to 
the ruinous effects of moisture. 

Instantly, too, nitrogen gas . . . stored in 
the cable under pressure . . . begins its slow 
escape, keeping dangerous mmsture out. 
And, as the gas pressure falls, a small con- 
tact closes and an alarm is sounded in a 
Bell Telephone testroom many miles away. 

Through mathematical plotting the break 
is readily located and, within minutes, an 
emergency crew is on its way. Repairs an) 
frequently made before telephone service 
is interrupted. 

This alarm system is hut one of countless 
expedients all of which reflect the initiative 
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Utica, N. Y. 

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Theta Delta Chi 

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Dick Wallace Grace Blust 


Hank Klein Barbara Dana 

Mt. Holyoke 

Hank Hall Deanie Palmer 


Bill Ward Jan Peck 


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Univ. ofRochester 

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Melrose Park, Pa. 

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Larchmont, N.Y. 

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Sigma Phi 

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Al Clement Janet Chatman 

Rye, N.Y. 

Steele Taylor Phyllis GutmuUer 


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H. R. Hudson Carol Granniss 


Barry Benepe Betty See 

Colby Jr. College 

Seth Bidwell Caroline Allen 

. Grand Rapids, Mich. 

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Middlebury, Conn. 

Ban Pugh ■ Sylvia Burleigh 

Mount Holyoke 

Bill Hudson Sherry Burke 

Marblehead, Mass. 

John Brinckerhoff Lee Widen 

Colby Jr. College 

Coke Scofleld Jean Hoffman 


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Endicott Jr. College 

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Maplewood, N.J. 

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Pine Manor 

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Chevy Chase 

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Mt. Holyoke 

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Bob Ray 


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Carl Howard 

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Somerville, Mass. 

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Washington, D. C. 

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Medford, Mass. 

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PittsHeld, Mass. 

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Mt. Holyoke 

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Painted Post, N. Y. 

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Charlotte Rothberg 
Anne MacCarthy 
Mary Piatt 
Barbara Hyman 
Albany, N. Y. 
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New York City 
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Scarsdale, N. Y. 
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Pownal, Vt. 
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Larchmont, N. Y. 
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Pine Manor 

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Mary Johnson 


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Melrose, Mass. 

H P Highlights .. . 

wlthxBreen eyes. Delta Pi,i, ^n- 
nounolhg the opening of its 'ver^ 
mlUon Room" this week .nn 
win vociferously be singing ahlne 
On, Shine On Harvest Mp on." 
Fence Sltten'^e 

Other house the(«»es knr vn as 
the RECORD goes tb pre. are- 
Sigma Phi, "These ^Aiv 
Things I Love;" Phi Slg, ■■. 
Summer;" Chi PsI, •■; 
Town;" DKE, "Prisoner of 
Phi Delt, "September Song 
Theta PI, "I Can't Get Sti 
AD, "Turkey In the Straw 
Phi Gam, "Anything Goes 
DU theme is "Let's Do Ii 
the DUers are doing it at 
Phi, where the two housi 
combining forces Saturday 

Sunday morning Gargoylr 
Ing will be held on the Lab 
pus, and with the ringing of i 
el Bells Sunday night, the gl 
week end will draw to a clo.'. 




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No. 10 

Gargoyle Snaps Up 
Seven From Fence 

Delegation of 
\i w Seniors 

1,11, Boyer, Darling, 
tlmmert, Gleckner, 
Orr, Rupen Tapped 

lyle tapped seven members 

1 Class of 1948 Sunday In a 

, :,;; ciiy held on the lab campus 

, ! 11. Those tapped were; Rob- 

Rupen, Robert J. Boyer, 

i.i.i I Austell, Robert P. Oletk- 

Mfxander O. Orr, Newton P. 

1. : in; Jr., and Barrett P. 'Em- 

j. • " 

I ,!■ society was established la 
1, J i 10 "take active steps for the 
.1.1. .iiiement of Williams In every 
bi.inih of college life and work, 
;in(l exert itself against every- 
II. mc detrimental to such advance- 

Illi'Ml ■■ 

Kiimmer Term Juniors Tapped 

llic seven men tapped Sunday 
en 1 (led the senior class In Sep- 
iiinbcr after finishing their Jun- 
101 year during the summer terny 
Till y bring the presAt undpl^ 
uiiiciuiile membership of Gargoyle 
10 ciuhteen. 

/ .Since the war, tap^gs have 
bicn held twice each year, but 
witli the return pt a one-grad- 
uii I um- per-year /System, students 
will from now oh be chosen for 
the .-.ocletsr^lii June at the end of 
thoir Junior year, as was done i 
pnor to the wartime schedule. 
Rupen, Boyer on V.C. 

Bob Rupen. tapped by Joslah 
I s Horton '48, Is a Garfield Club 
nicmbpr news editor of the Record, 
president of the IRC, and Gar- 
field Club vice-president. Elected 
erreliiry of the Spring Confer- 
ence Committee last spring, he 
Inis been secretary of the 
s-xr. chairman of a committee In 
NH' I. and a member of the UC. 

President of the UC during the 
Mirmcr term. Bob Boyer was 
ir./ien UC treasurer for 1947-48 
111 week's elections. He Is an 
.^'pliii Delta Phi, on the varsity 
■: ck team and was on the IPC. 
lie ,cas tapped by John N. Wil- 
S"ii '48. 

\usteU, Gleckner Chosen 

i i.ett Austell Is Spring Confer- 
enn Committee Chairman, sec- 
1' ■ uy of the SAC, and managing 
I : !or of the Record. He was a 

' inber of the track squad his 

: iiman year, and Is Pootball 

>'• Kram manager this fall .Austell, 

ni.irried vet and member of 

f ;: Beta Kappa and Sigma Phi, 

w s tapped by H. H. Kellogg '48. 

Hob Gleckner, a member of the 
'■<■' and SAC, elected to Phi Beta 
'< pathls fall. He Is editor of 
ihc Purple Cow and member of 
B' i . Theta PI. He was tapped by 
Cliules Schmidt '48. 

Two Tapped In Absentia 

Tipped In absentia were Sandy 
Oi and Newt Darling. Orr Is a 
a member of the football 

Going To Middletown? 

The shortest route to Middle- 
town for the Wesleyan football 
^ame Is as follows: Go to PUts- 
fleld and from there through 
Lenox to Lee. About five miles 
out of Lee take the right fork 
and go Into Wlnsted on Route 
44. Continue to "Avon to the ro- 
tary traffic Intersection, and 
take Route 10 through Farm- 
Ington Into PlalnvlUe. At Plaln- 
vUle continue on Route 72 
which goes straight into Mid- 
dletown. Driving time for the 
trip, which is approximately 
110 miles, Is two hours and u 

Regional NSA 
Asks Ephs To 
Print Journal 

New England Colleges 
DiscuBs Ratification 
Of NSA Constitution 

WyckoflF Tells 
Guidance Plan 

Talks And Recruiting 
Program Features 

Dean Paul Shipman Andrews 
of the Syracuse University Law 
JETollege will be at Williams Thurs- 
day. November 13 at 7:30 p.m. 
In Grlffln Hall to discuss careers 
In law. A Ford Motor Company 
recruiter is expected here the fol- 
lowing day to scout seniors and 
alumni Placement Bureau regis- 
trants for possible material. 

Director William O. Wyckoff nf 
the Placement Bureau, who spon- 
sors vocational guidance talks and 
recruiting visits at Williams, de- 
clared last Friday that these acti- 
vities are starting much sooner 
this year than expected. 

More Attendance Wanted 

Mr. WyckofI wants a lartje 
turnout at this first vocational 
guidance of the year, which is 
open to men of all classes. "Last 
year we had good talks and bad 
audiences. " he said. "I hope the 
audiences Improve this year." 

Dean Andrews plans to discuss 
the advantages and disadvantages 
of law practice. He would also 
be glad to see individually any 
senior interested In graduate work 
in law. 

Training Program OfTered 
See PLACEMENT, page 4 


If am and also of the UC and Hon 
0- System Committee. He was 
CuT.s president his first two years, 
secretary his Junior year and was 
lecently elected secretary of the 
senior class. Dave Maler '48. ed- 
itor of the Record, tapped Orr. 

Newt Darling, a Club member, 
Is football manager and manager 
of lacrosse. He Is on the WCA, 
the wrestling team, and last year 
headed the Williams Travel Bu- 
reau. H«|^s tapped by last 
year's foot8!Sb<;aptaln, Pat Hig- 
Blns -48. X\ - 

Barry Emmert is ttirJPhl Gam 
and Is sports editor of theSecord. 
He was on the soccer team Yor 
three years and played basebafl' 
'feshman and sophomore. For two 
years he has been manager of 
squash and a member of the Pur- 
P'e Key Society, 

Eph Glee Club 
Expands Plans 
For Program 

Radio Broadcasts And 
Recording Of Group 
Considered This Year 

The Williams chapter of the 
National Student Association has 
been offered the job of publishing 
a regional publication for New 
England, according to Henry M. 
Halsted, '48, and H. James Flnke, 
'48, Williams representatives at a- 
regional NSA meeting at Mount 
Holyoke weekend before last. 

The meeting, attended by over 
twenty New England colleges, 
drew up a regional constitution, 
planned activities for the current 
year, and chose regional officers. 
Laurence Jaffa of the Harvard 
Divinity School was reelected Re- 
gional President. 

Colleges Discuss NSA 

Smith college ratlHed the NSA 
constitution by a 1504-209 vote 
and many other New England col- 
leges including Mount Holyoke, 
Springfield, Brown, and Clark 
have provisionally accepted, or 
are discussing affiliation with the 

Most colleges are now holding 
meetings of the entire student 
body to debate the merits of the 
NSA and permitting delegates to 
the Wisconsin convention to ex- 
plain the main points of contro- 

Wisconsin Convention 

The NSA was launched at a 
constitutional convention on the 
University of Wisconsin campus 
in September of this year "to give 
the American college studfent re- 
presentation In the educational 

The NSA has its permanent 
headquarters on the University of 
Wisconsin campus in Madison. 
Aim For Student Freedom 

A few aims of NSA as enumer- 
ated In the preamble to the con- 
stitution are to "secure and main- 
tain academic freedom and the 
rights of students: stimulate the 
development of democratic self- 
government: foster better educa- 
tional standards, methods and fa- 
cilities: work for the improve- 
ment of student social, cultural 
and physical welfare: promote 
international understanding and 
fellowship: and aid in securing 
for all people equal rights and 
possibilities of primary, secondary 
and higher education regardless 
of sex, religion, political beliefs 
or economic circumstances." 

These aims will be pursued 
through such activities as ex- 
changing information and sta- 
tistics, working out student tours 
and cultural exchanges, and 
bringing students together to dis- 
cuss and plan projects for the 
V'wprovement of education. 
Seek lUS Membership 

The convention authorized the 
executive committee to begin ne- 
See NSA, page 4 

An expanded program for the 
largest Glee Club In College his- 
tory Is under way, Robert Fetter 
'48, business manager has an- 
nounced. Pour concerts are de- 
finitely scheduled, and several 
radio broadcasts and a record al- 
bum are being considered. 

The first concert of the fifty- 
man Glee Club will be a Joint 
program with Pembroke, the wo- 
men's college of Brown University, 
In Providence, November 22. The 
second will be February 22 In 
Worcester, sponsored by the Wil- 
liams Alumni Association. 
Concert Here With Vassar 

The Vassar Glee Club will tra- 
vel to WiUlamstown for a Joint 
concert with the Wllllttms singers 
April 18, similar to the one held 
last spring with the Sarah Law- 
rence Glee CTub. A trip to New 
York Is planned for either March 
as or May 8, when the Glee Club 
wSl.comblne In a concert with 
a chdhif under the direction of 
Dr. Hugo "Boss, conductor of the 
See QLEfi CLUB, page 4 

Ephs Take Fifth Straight 
Loss As Union Wins, 1 4-0 

Three prominent campUs figures and two unidentified spectators 
show varying degrees of enthusiasm during tlie Friday evening pep 
session. Mert O'Deil watches the cameraman as President Baxter 
and cheerleader Chuck Schmidt rally. 

Shanty Town^^ By Chi Psi 
Wins Phonograph Records 

Grid Rally, Drinking 
And Even Dancing 
Mark Gala Weekend 

The Chi Psi Lodge has won 
twenty-flve dollars worth of re- 
cords, presented by the Glee Cluo, 
for the best display ovci the 
hou.separty weekend, it was an- 
nounced at the football game Sat- 
urday. Their winning interpreta- 
tion was based on "Shanty-Town" 
with an old out-house and. a) sec- 
tion of railroad track included in 
the display. 

Theta Delta Chi's "Sing-Sing 
I Sing I" and Psi Upsilon's "That 
Old Black Magic" tied for second 

Over 500 glnS arrived in town 
tor the weekend which started 
Friday night with what President 
James P. Baxter, III, termed "one 
of the greatest football rallies ever 
seen in WiUlamstown. " The toot- 
ball band led a torchlight parade 
up fraterijity row and back to 
Chapln Hall where the football 
team, qheerleaders, and band as- 
sembled on the steps. 

Murphy Speaks For Ephmen 

Charles Schmidt '48. led the 
students and dates in the cheering 
for the team and its spokesmen, 
Captain Eugene Murphy '48. 

"Whoop" Snively thanked the 
students for their Support and 
cited an Incident in France in 
1918 when a few words of encour- 
agement in a telegram from home 
sent a half-beaten football team 
back out on the field to win. He 

Hockey Squad Plans Practice 
In SpringBeld^ At Own Cost 

Captain Charley Huntington 
will lead members of last year's 
varsity hockey squad to Spring- 
field next Thursday for pre-seas- 
on practice. The Springfield Hock- 
ey Club will receive the team until 
the Ice on Cole Field pond Is 
ready for use. 

The team has planned the six- 
hour trips entirely without college 
financial help, and the players 
themselves will have to thare a 
twenty-four dollar charge for the 

on the Springfield ice. 

Twit Shrug! Shoidden 

"The college will have no ob- 
jections," stated Athletic Director 

wants to make the trips, It's their 
own business." 

"MosKpt.^the teams we're tlay- 
Ing — Harvard, Dartmouth, Prince- 
ton and Hamilton — have Indoor 
rinks," said team taptaln Hunt- 
ington. "I understand that the 
college Is Including plans for an 
Indoor hockey rink In ttife new 
building campaign, but until that's 
built, we'll be at a definite dis- 
advantage. There's no Use kick- 
ing about It — that would only 
make a bad situation worse." 

The team can't count on more 
than two or three weeks prac 

hour-and-a-half practice sessions^ %lce before their first game this 

year because of the uncertain Ice 
conditions at Cole Field. Squad 
members decided on pre-season 
practice at Springfield in order 

Walter F. Sheehan. "If the team* to keep interest high among them- 

selves and to get a sort of head- 
start on the hockey season. 

concluded by saying that the sup- 
port shown Friday night could do 
the same thing for the Williams 
team Saturday. 

President Baxter hoped that "the 
showing Friday night would jnaldi 
the turn of the tide in favor of 
the Williams football squad for 
the rest of the season. He said 
that the team was al:nost the 
same one that showed up so well 
against Wesleyan last year and 
which beat Amherst, and he had 
hopes that starting Saturday, the 
team would go on from victory to 

Team Goes To Dalton 

As the band played "Yard by 
Yard" the team filed into a wait- 
ing bus for Dalton and drove oft. 
The names of the winners of the 
six passes to the football game and 
two tickets to the Friday nislit 
dance were then picked from a 
hat by Moony McAlpin, daughtei', 
of college physician Kenneth R. 

See RALLY, page 4 

U C Organizes 
Campaign For 
Building Fund 

Baxter Participates In 
Organization Meeting 
Of Mid-West Alumni 

Purple Attack 
Weak Due To 

Best Tallies Both TD's 
Whalen Brilliant In 
Visitor's Second Win 

Eph Ofl'ense Folds 
Before Garnet Line 

Chances Excellent, P'or 
Victory-Less Season 

A "student-branch committee" 
is being planned by the Under- 
graduate Council to enlist campus 
support of the $2,500,000 Build- 
ing and Endowrhent Campaign 
now getting underway in twenty 
states. President Baxter has done 
preliminary work for the drhe 
in Ohio and has attended alum- 
ni organization meeting In Chi- 
cago in preparation for launching 
the drive there. 

Funds gathered In the nation- 
wide campaign will be spent for 
Improvement of College buildings 
and facilities, and faculty salaries. 
Campaign Strategy Planned 

The regional alumni campaigns 
have begun in some parts of the 
country. It Is expected that all 
of them win be fujly organized 
and underway In the next few 

A central campaign office has 
been established In Jesup Hall, 
and a brochure describing and 
Illustrating the alms of the pro- 
gram Is being distributed to al- 
umni. Additions to the Biology 

There was little joy in Bill- 
ville Saturday night because on 
Saturday afternoon Union, which 
had won only once in five starts, 
shamed the Ephmen before their 
houseparty dates with a decisive 
14-0 victory. 

While the impotent Purple was 
trying vainly to penetrate the 
Union forty yard line, the Dutch- 
men from Schenectady were 
having the time of their lives, 
scoring early in the game, domin- 
ating most of the play and com- 
pletely stifling the feeble Williams 

Poor Team Flay 

The men who played for Union 
weren't much better than those 
who played for Williams, but as 
a team they were far superior to 
the Ephmen. who stumbled to 
their fifth consecutive loss. Chan- 
ces for victory-less season look 
good, because if they've shown 
nothing else all year, the Ephs 
have displayed conslstancy. 

Digging into their backfleld re- 
serves, which were in a sorry state 
due to injuries, the Garnets came 
up with a second-stringer named 
George Best, who ran the Ephmen 
ragged.The hard-running, 18-year 
old - Scljpnectady lad accounted 
tor the game's two touchdowns 
and did the major share of the 
Union ball carrying. He shared 
the spotlight with Ken Whalen, 
his fellow back, whose superb 
punting helped keep the Snively- 
men bottled up deep in their own 
territory through most of the 

Best Scores Twice 

Despite the loss through Injury 
of triple-threat Harry Enstice, one 
of the finest s*nall college backs 
in the country. Union was never 
pressed. Before the crowd was 
comfortably seated, on the sixth 
play of the game to be exact. Best 
shocked the attendance with a 
daring, naked reverse. He caught 
the Williams team flat-footed 
and scooted forty yards for a score 
practically untouched by human 
hands. Midway in the second 
quarter he climaxed a sudden 
Union touchdown drive by cutting 
off the right side of his line from 
the Purple ten and bullying his 
way across the goal line. 

After the quick score, the first 
period developed Into an exhibi- 
tion on the finer points of apply- 
ing one's insole to a pigskin blad- 
der by Whalen, who delighted his 
friends with one boot from the 
vicinity of his own ten to within 
Inches of the Williams ten, where 
the ball rolled dead.He spirlled an- 
other punt that was good tor 
fifty yards, as all watched In a- 
mazement. Dick Whitney and Ro- 
ger Collins, before the latter was 
removed with an injured knee, 
made some nice runs, but they 
went for naught as the Garnet's 
forward wall combined with ,the 
Eph Ineffectiveness to keep the 
Purple within Its own territory. ^ 
WUIiams Makes Bid 

In the next;, quarter, Best mode 
the filial score and Wade split the 
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VOL. LXI NOVEMBER 5, 1947 No. 10 

On The Fence 

Eighty-three and one third per cent of the class to be tapped 
were not present at the recent Gargoyle Fiasco. To keep the cere- 
mony from being a complete farce, the Gargoyles enlisted the ser- 
vices of several men of other classes and even one recent alumnus, 
in order to fill out the fence. 

The time appointed may not have been completely conven- 
ient, but it was the only one available. The question of time, how- 
ever, is irrevelant. Even should the Gargoyle Society decide to 
tap at midnight, it is the duty of all the members of the class being 
tapped to make every effort to be present. It is not a matter of 
making fools of themselves, it is rather common courtesy to those 
classmates who have been selected. 

Letter To The Editor 

Cum Grano Salts 

To the Editor of the RECORD: 

It appears as though class elections are as much a farce as 
ever. Specifically I am referring to the Junior Class elections a week 
ago Wednesday. 

A majority of the 220-odd members of the class did not attend, 
as is usual. A number of rules and regulations the UC devised as 
election procedure were flagrantly violated. The entire meeting 
was marked by bursts of laughter and shouting. Some were more 
than slightly inebriated. In fact one person even had to ask another 
to write down the name of his choice for Honor System represen- 
tative on the ballot paper since he was unable to do it himself. Plural 
voting existed with individuals either voting twice and more often 
or raising both hands. Nominations were made and accepted by our 
president after it had been moved that nominations be closed. There 
was no real effort made by either the initial chairman or the sub- 
sequently elected president to curb the disorder. The entire procedure 
appeared as one tremendous joke. 

It is to be hoped that the UC will in the future either 
a different and better method of election, or enforce any rules it has 
made more stringently in order that the whole process may not so, 
completely degenerate and nauseate the class membership as to repel 
them completely. " 

Peter M. Gutmann 

One-Acter Casting 
Try outs Next Week 

Cap And Bells Group 
To Appoint Directors 

Casting tryouts for the three 
student-directed, one-act plays 
scheduled for experimental pro- 
duction by Cap and Bells Decem- 
ber 5 win be held November 10-14. 

Appointments of the student 
directors for the. three plays will 
be made this week by a commit- 
tee composed of David Bryant, 
Mike Casey, Howard Ersklne, '48, 
and Oerald O'Brien, '49. 
Open To Season Ticket Holders 
Noel Coward's "Ways and 
Means," Edna St. Vincent Mil 
lay's "Ariada Capo," and "Por- 
trait of a Madonna" by Tennessee 
WiUiams win make up the one- 
night perfomianci! open only to 
the 400 season ticket holders and 
' their guests. 

Debaters Select 
Officers For '47-8 

by Joslah T. 8. Horton 
How To Get A Houseparty Date (For Reference some February) 

It' really isn't the hardest thing in the world to get a house- 
party date, 1^ one goes aljiout it the right way. I will show you a 
copy of the letter which I had printed to send to prospective suckers: 

Dearest , (Here insert the name of the girl) 

Well, I'm really hit^ng the books, and I certainly miss the 

wonderful times we Ijad this summer at . (Here insert 

the name of a place at which a particularly sexful evening was spent 
with the above inserted girl.) It's been so long since I've seen you 
or held your warm pulsating body in my strong arms. (This may 
be deleted If one is not that familiar with the subject, or on general 
principles.) ^ 

Anyway, we are having a housepairty next weekend featuring 
'Nathan Schrednick and his Hep Orchestra. We are planning at the 
House to . (Use one's own discretion in inserting some- 
thing here. If inserted, make it plenty good.) It would certainly 
please me no end if you would deign to grace the party with your 
electric presence. (This gets them every time.) 

Love forever, (most important) ' 
I had a gross of these printed — at a nominal fee — and spread 
them around the country's better girls' colleges. The answers were 
eye-opening to say the least — and that's exactly what I want to say. 
The most common reply was none at all. This seemed fairly final, so 
I listed them with the negative replies. In all, I received flfty-seven 
letters saying, "No." Two said, "No, thanks Just the same, kid." 
Several were more original — and I shall quote: 
Dear friend. 

Your kind invitation arrived followed by a telegram saying that 
Aunt Agatha is expected to die next weekend. Of course It Is imposs- 
ible for me to accept your kind invitation as I shall be in New Haven 
tor the funeral. Thank you for the kind invitation. 

Yours, Charmalne 
This was from a girl at Skidmore, and as everyone knows, a 
Skidmore girl smokes and drinks — hardly the type of girl to have 
for a houseparty. 
Dear Joe, 

Migawd, I thought you had choked to death or something. 2^ 
haven't heard from you since that night you mentioned at Eueild 
Beach when you disappeared into the night with that ^bletiched 
thing from Smith. I'd really be simply to pulsate my warnrlKxly in 
your strong arms again if I didn't have to attend a lecture in Cam- 
bridge on "The Use of Counterpoint in Economic Recovery in the 
Zambesi Backlands." You know how disappointed I am. Tough 
situation, Jose. 

PasslQnately, Lohengrin 
Never trust a Wellesley woman, I shall always say from now on 
I doubt if she even intended to attend that lecture — Interesting as 
it may souhd. The next letter I received from the "bleached thing at 
Smith". / 

Dear one, ^ 

It was really grand to hear from you again, and I'd be simply 
delighted to attend that simply marvelous houseparty you mentioned. 
It simply crushes me to have to refuse, but I shall be at home that 
weekend attending my wedding. I'm sure you'll understand. My room- 
mate would be simply thrilled to attend. She's something of your type. 
She isn't terribly good looking, but she has a simply wonderful per- 
sonality. She's ,warm too. 

ijbwe, Poochie 
That's the trouble with Smith girls — they're always getting 
married or something. I learned from a fraternity brother that the 
roommate with the simply wonderful personality can't speak English 
so I let the whole matter drop. Prom Bennington: 
Dear sir, 

How can you have the unmitigated gall to write me after the 
rough time you gave me last weekend is more than I can understand — 
feeble intellect that I am. Anytime you catch me at a Williams house- 
party, it will be dead or with boxing gloves on. I vilue my reputa- 
tion too highly to allow It to be dragged through the filthy mire 
of your lousy houseparty. No!! 

Sincerely, Penelope 
That was pretty definite. I guess she's the type of girl who 
d^sn't enjoy good clean fun. Or maybe she'd rather attend her 
damned Siamese dancing class. But the payoff came Anally when I 
received this letter from Poughkeepsle-on-the-Hudson: 
Dearest darling Josiah, 

Come to your houseparty? Why I'd love It! I had accepted In- 
vitations from Yale, Princet<Sh, and Amherst, but naturally I broke 
them all when I received your letter today. Don't worry about getting 
any liquor. Father sent me a case of Haig and Haig, and I'll Just 
bring it along with me. My new convertible arrived yesterday, so 
I'll be able to drive up. I'm mad to see you — I Intend to spend every 
minute making this a houseparty you'll remember forever. Get, set 
for a fantastic weekend— If I were a ranch they would have named 
me the Bar Nothing. 

Love, love, love, Ann 
That's what I always say — if you want the best houseparty date 
possible, order her from Matthew Vassar's School for Lovely Females. 
My problem now is to find some way to keep Ann to myself. Later 
developments will be duly reported. 


An Important paragraph was inadvertently omitted from Steve 
Sondheim's review of "Alice in Wonderland" in the last issue of the 
RECORD. We print below the deleted lines: 

Another excellent Job was turned In by Nick Dunn as the Dor- 
mouse who squeaked his way through the play with shrill finesse. 
He almost succeeded in making the tea party entertaining, but didn't 
have enough lines, I'm afraid. 

Pick Halsted, Alberti, 
Stone; Clashes End 

At a meeting a week ago yes- 
terday the Adelphlc Union chose 
officers for the coming- year and 
planned ah ambitious schedule of 
debates. Heiiry M. Halsted '48, 
was elected president, James H. 
Stone '48, vice-president and 
Charles R. Alberti Jr. '50, secre- 
tary. Peter M. Gutman '49, con- 
tinues as business manager and 
Leonard Gordon '60 became as- 
sistant business manager. 

This semester two teams will 
enter the tournament at the Uni- 
versity of Vermont. Home debates 
are planned with Rensselaer, and 
rthe Wesleyan and Bennington 
freshmen before Christmas. 

Teams will also travel to Mt. 
Holyoke and other cbUeges during 
thU period. Among the debate 
See DEBATERS, page 4 



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Delta Phi vs Garfield 
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Afternson: Intramural Football 
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Beta vs Chi Psi , 

Delta Psi vs KA f 

Varsity and Freshmen Cross Country: uttle Three meet at 

Afternoon: Intramural Football 
DU vs Delta Phi '^ , 

Garfield vs Alpha Delt 
Theta Delt vs DKE 

Phi Gatii vs Sigma Phi • 


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Soccer ^quad Snaps Losing Streak, Tops Clark 4-1 

Frosh ;Beateri 
2 - lAn Close 
herst Tilt 

hrown, Emmert Lead 
Varsity To Second 
Victory Of Season 

by WaUy Stern 

The Eph soccer team, after 
iiiiie straight losses, Anally snap- 
,j,.ii back Into the win column 
: ,,i Saturday, with a 4-1 victory 
.)-ci a spirited but ragged team 
i;om Clark University. The game 

,,,s held on Cole Field before a 

.nil!: houseparty crowd. 
itp purples were sparked by 

hi I'lay of Emmy Brown at cen- 
1 rj-tialf, and by Barry Emmert 

it center - forward, who scored 
ii.rce of his team's four gctals. 
«,niough the team was still not 

;i' to par, the Ephmen had little 
: ouble In downing the visitors. 
, ,.i the first time this year, they 

. ,med to play as a unit, although 

..y blew hot and cold, looking 

, xccedingly good in spurts, and 

iicn looking exceedingly bad. 
Brown Shines 
f^uinding out all afternoon was 
Miiter-half Emmy Brown's play- 

rii; Switched to center-half from 
rtht-half for the game, as a 
if..ult of his fine performance in 
! i.-;t week's Springfield game. 
Blown was all over the field. 
lilaylng a sparkimg defensive 
lame, and giving a fine exhibition 
(if play-maklng on the offen- 
;.\i' His play, together with the 

i iiring punch of Barry Emmert. 
lu counted for the Purple vic- 

Ihe home team took the lead 
in the nrst period, when Emmert 

(Olid two goals, and after this 
utie never headed. Barry, who 
v.a.s kicking well all afternoon, 
(ountered first when he beat the 
iioalie on a loose ball, and a mo- 
ment later, scored again after a 
renter by Frank Donnelly. In the 
.second period, Barry scored his 
third goal of the day on a beati- 
t if 111 free kick. The Eph's com- 
liletcd their scoring in the third 
piriod. on a disputed play, in 
which the ClarlT fullback made 
a ilivc for the ball in front of the 

loiil. but allowed it to go in. 
I, any Oourley got credit for the 
More Clark's one goal came In 
Ihe first period on a dropped 
ball in front of the Eph goal. 
.Although they won the game 
mute easily, and showed some 
improvement in their teamwork, 
Ihe team still showed a need of 
uorlt Their passing and trapping 
^'le still sloppy, and 
better team, the score would 
1 obably not have been as one- 

aied. The half-back line clicked 
I" ich better with Brown and 
oiorge Kneass trading positions. 
' '11 the forward line, which saw 
fx fullback "Chink" Walker move 

' inside right, aside from Em- 
i 'It. Cy Mayshark stood out. 
Frosh Lose 
Ihe frosh booters. In dropping 
ihiir game to the Amherst Jun- 
ius at Amherst, almost repeated 
i ist week's loss to Wesleyan. Again 
'l.c two teams were very evenly 

I, niched, and again the game was 

scoreless tie after three periods 

Id been played. Once again the 

'ill Srosh fell apart in the last 

i'liod as the little Lord Jeffs 

' nie up with two quick goals. 

At this point, however, the 

' iialleemen found themselves, and 

^*iih time running out, started 

I" loU. Cy Merrill scored for the 

I'm pies to make the score 2-1 

ihc little Ephmen kept fighting, 
"nd had the ball deep in Amherst 
territory until the final whistle. 

Phi Belts Win; 
AD^s Advance 

Clubmen^ .Betes Also 
Remaiij Uhdefeated 

by John Gelding \ 

As the Intramural touch-foot- 
ball season rolls on, there is a 
tie for the lead in both league.?: 
in one division between the Phi 
Delts and the Betes, and in the 
other between AD and the Gar- 
field Club. All four teams are 
still undefeated. 

Last Tuesday the Phi Delts 
piled up the largest score of the 
season in their tilt with the cellar 
dwelling Psl U's, as their attack 
racked up a 60-0 count against 
the luckless opposition. On Thurs- 
day, In the only contest played 
that day, the Delts outpointed 
Phi Slg, 36-24. No individual 
stars shown for the Phi Delts; 
every man had a hand In the 
fast-moving basketball tactics that 
brought home the bacon In both 

Kapa Lose Again 

Any Kap hopes for a come- 
back after their Phi Delt defeat 
were rudely shattered last Tues- 
day, when the Betes smacked 
them down again 12-6. It was 
■Wally Olesen who pulled the fat 
out of the fire for the winners. 
After a quick tally by KA early 
in the game, Olesen popped up 
with an Interception-touchdown 
that tied the score at 6-6. And in 
the twilight overtime, he snared 
another Kap pass, setting up the 
t.d. that the Betes needed to take 
the match. 

Sparked by Gray Blandey, the 
Saints added a win to their 2-1 
record, when they ran circles a- 
round Phi Slg to the tune of 32-0. 
Clicking too were the Chi Psl's, 
who outran the Zetes in a scoring 
duel, 48-26. 

AD Over D Phi 

In the Wednesday games every- 
thing went according to the dope 
sheet. AD, with a 4-0 record now, 
took Delta Phi for a 12-0 ride. 
Though the score read 0-0 at half- 
time, the Alpha Delts finally got 
back Into their usual form, as 
Dave Bryan intercepted an aer- 
ial and returned It for a t.d. 

Garfield Club experienced little 
dlHlculty In downing Theta Delt 
18-6. Capitalizing on Howie Kauf- 
man's pass receiving talents, the 
Clubmen got two of their touch- 
downs; the other pass went to 
Jerry Hemdon. 

DU. DKE Win 

Patterns Yearling Club Beats 
Jeffs 14-6, Wins Little Three 


by Steve Blasohke 

Memories of almost forgotten 
Williams gridiron glory were 
brought back last Saturday when 
Pete Fisher, the Immortal Harry 
Fisher's son, galloped 80 yards' 
for a touchdown to give the Pur- 
ple a 14-6 victory over Amherst, 
the Little Three Crown, and its 
third win In three starts. 

The first saw the^ Ephmen con- 
tinually knocking at^e Jeff goal 
line but a series of fumbles, some 
clever Amherst ball stealing,^ and 
disgraceful officiating kept thein 
from actually scoring. A perfectly 
executed passplay from BUI Sper- 
ry to Mitch Fish dovered 35 yards 
and was good for a touchdown 
but was nullified when the be- 
wildered ofUclals called a penalty 
so obscure that the rulebooks 
seemed to have nothing to say 
about it. 

Power Pays Off 

With nine minutes to go In the 
last quarter It happened. Pete 
Fisher took the ball off tackle on 
his own twenty, bulled his way 
to the sidelines and took off on 

DU Is back in form with only 
one defeat, at the hands of the 
Alpha Delts, in the book against 
them. Last week's target was the 
Phi Gams, who went under, 24-5. 
Star of the afternoon, DU's Gale 
Allen, who scored all twenty-four 
of his team's points. And finally 
the Dekes have succeeded In hoist- 
ing themselves out of the cellar, 
with a victory over the Slg Phi's, 
who now share the bottom of the 
ladder with Phi Oam. 

his now historical 80 yard run. 
Ernie "automatic toe" Mierze- 
jewskl converted but another pen- 
alty put the ball back on the 17. 
This didn't faze Ernie a bit and 
he calmly booted it 27 yards 
through the uprights. 

Amherst then came back to 
score but failed to convert. They 
kicked off to the 15 but Fritzie 
Zeller weaved his Way to the 50 
before he was brought down. A 
few plays later little Pete De- 
Llsser took off on an endrun and 
by the time he was stopped on 
the four the stands were compar- 
ing him to Red Orange at his, best. 
Another penalty . moved the ball 
back but not far enough for Pete 
Smythe, who scored on the next 
play. Mlerzejewskl then went In- 
to his act and the game ended 
with the score 14-6. 

Team Victory 

Again It wasn't a victory pro- 
duced by Individuals but by ele- 
ven men working together. It 
should be noted that despite the 
130 yards of penalties which the 
"amateur" officials chose to call. 
Amherst never got deep into Wil- 
liams territory. The reason for 
this Is the truly sensational de- 
fensive play of the whole line, 
which has allowed the opposition 
less than 100 yaiftteto three games. 
The Amherst Ifrfwd saw a thril- 
ling game but reserved its big- 
gest praise for Jack French's 
tackling, which for a guy who'd 
never played football before was 
almost unbelievable. We can tru- 
ly be proud of Harv Potter, Bobby 
Coombs and the team they have 

Eph Harriers 
Trounce Union 

Kelton Snares 
Team Wins 



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The varsity cross-coimtry teem 
extended its winning streak to 
four straight by taking a cleans 
cut 23-32 decision from the Union 
College harriers on Saturday. 
Coach Plansky's boys covered the 
difficult 3.7 mile coiu-se In the best 
times <of the season to take the 
first three and the eighth and 
ninth places. 

Bill Kelton showed the way to 
the pack in the Purple's last 
match before they defend their 
Little Three Title on Wednesday 
at Amherst. Leading most of the 
way, to ideal nuining weather, 
Kelton finished in 21:15.9 min- 
utes, only twenty-flve seconds off 
the course record. 

Delany, Cook Finish Well 

Forty yards back in second 
place was Kev Delany in 21:24 
minutes. Paul Cook was right be- 
hind in 21:35. Culver was the first 
to complete jthe grind for the pre- 
viously undefeated Union team to 
grab the fourth slot in 22:01. 

Phil Collins was beaten to the 
tape by a foot for seventh plate 
by Wright of Union but still cild 
his best time of 22:15. Captain 
Herb Chisholm, still hampered by 
a bad leg, ended the scoring for 
the Ephs by garnering the cilnth 
place in 22:40. 

Uttle Three Meet Ne.vt 

The Little Three meet on Wed- 
nesday will be run on the Lord 
Jeff's 3.9 mile course Plansky's 
hill and dalers will meet stiff op- 
position from Wesleyan and Am- 
herst teams reported to be con- 
siderably Improved over last year. 

Since cross country runninc; en- 
tails a good knowledge of the 
course as well as the reces.sary 
stamina and speed, the Jeffs have 
a decided advantage in that the 
contest will be run off on t'neir 
home course. Nonetheless, the 
varsity squad embarks for Am- 
herst with their scintillating un- 
beaten record and high hopes to 
snare the Little Three Crown. 
Chisholm 's steady Improvement 
should also be a great help in 
bolstering the Ephs' chances for 

The freshmen squad will 
be putting Its title on the line 
Wednesday when the Purple year- 
lings attempt to duplicate last 
year's Little Three triumph by the 
Williams frosh 

Best Tallies 

Continued from page 1 

uprights for his second consecu- 
tive conversion. Sheer power and 
crafty deception 'carried the Eph- 
mei) way, way down to the Union 
40, for what was the Purple's most 
scoring threat. Little "Chee- 
Chee" VanAlstyne,- spelling Col- 
lins, climaxed this attack with a 
thirteen yard sweep around his 
own left end. , 

The Purple had trouble moving 
beyond the mid-field stripe in the 
third period, and the chapter 
closed with a Union drive from 
its own forty-seven to tlie Wil- 
liams ten, where the ball was sur- 
rendered to the Ephmen on downs. 
Best was the workhorse here car- 
rying about every other time for 
the Dutchmen and slashing 
through the middle for repeated 

Higgins Plays 

Whitney's forty-yard sprint a- 
round his own right end to the 
Garnets' forty featured the action 
In the last period. This was a play 
that worked well throughout the 
contest. Stu Duffleld's fake-kick 
plays also worked well, but was 
not used tod often. Pat Higgins, 
out of action since the RPI game, 
entered the contest In a desperate 
atempt to spark the Eph attacji:, 
but it was to no avail. 





















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ing for the Record, who did 
not come out for the competi- 
tions at the beginning of the 
semester, are invited to attend 
the regular compet meeting 
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the 
Jesup Hall Record office. 

The Record Is particularly 
interested in lower classmen 
who can type and have an 
understanding of the rudi- 
ments of grammar and men 
who have had editorial ex- 
perience in secondary schools 
or elsewhere. 

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"Brilliant Recital" Describes 
Arrau's Piano Performance 


NBA to Implement it* stated prln- 


by John A. Rosen, '80 

. The Thompson Concert Series 
commenced last Thursday. 30 
Oct. with a brilliant recital by 
Claudlo Arrau, pianist. He gave 
us a striking and well-preplsioned 
program, but at times his pl&ylng 
reached the point of annoyance^. 
there being so little nuance — at 
least in the piano direction. Be- 
fore Mr. Arrau's program had 
progressed too far, the audience 
was well aware of his unmatched 
technical ability. At certain times, 
however, he lacked emotional 

The program commenced with 
Bach's Prelude and Fuque in A 
minor. Both were well played with 
a grand sense of rhythm and 
precision, however the chromatic 
passage of the Prelude was some 
what cloudy because of too much 
pedal, as were some of the softer 
passages of other parts of the 
program. The Fuque was well done, 
the difEei;ent voices being brought 
out. Near the end Mr. Arrau 
finally rolled down to a quasi 
pianissimo, which might be called 
a welcome to sore ears. 
"Farewell" Sonata Played Well 

A Beethoven Sonata, opus 81a, 
followed. Beethoven wrote this 
piece describing the departure of 
one of his sponsors, and conse 
quently called it "Lebewohl ' 
("farewell"). The three beginning 
chords cry this out: Le-be-wohl 
Mr. Arrau caught the farewell of 
the whole fiist movement, and 
it would have been very well play 
ed, save his insistence to make 
everything loud. In the second 
movement he did not achieve a 
singing tone; it had a negative 
quality. The last movement was 
splendidly done, Mr. Arrau being 
in his element. He played it hero- 
ically. His octaves were extra- 
ordinarily good. 

Mendelssohn Best 

The second part of the recital 
began with Mendelssohn's "Rondo 
Caprlccioso". This, Mr. Arrau 
played the best of anything on 
the program. In the opening 
passage of this he achieved a 
beautiful tone. The legato in the 

Glee Club 

New York Schola Cantorums. 

Tentative plans include a radio 
concert with the Emma Willard 
School chorus on station WGY 
and programs over stationWBRK 
in Pittsfleld and WKOB in North 

A second home concert will be 
presented if the time is availa- 
ble. To satisfy the desire of many 
students to hear the Glee Club on 
records, recordings may be waxed 
sometime this year. 

melodic passage was well done, 
while the presto passages were 
hght as air. Two Chopta pieces 
followed, Ballade in Q minor, and 
the E major Scherzo. In both 
hfe displayed great precision. His 
octaves, again, were unmatched, 
and his prestos were" sweeplngly 
ht. The legato passage of the 
sciiec^ lacked true tone, and m 
both tiiex§oft parts had a restless 
quality. Mr^l^trau then played the 
Brahms Variations on a theme 
by Paganini. It was^^^f^ry striking. 
The octaves were pla^eii, w'^*^ 
grand legato, yet they and^the 
melody as played by the right 
hand lacked a singing tone. The 
presto passages were light, and 
he played the very difficult cross- 
hand passages with unmatched 

Ravel And Debussy Rendered 
The concluding group consisted 
of selections by RavelandDubussy. 
The Ravel "Jeux d'eau" and Pav- 
anne" were played with unexpect- 
ed restraint. The technique was 
wonderful, and the quietus of 
their playing was heightened by 
calm, flowing technique. The first 
Debussy selection, "Minstrels" was 
well played with just the right 
impressionistic interperetation. 
Thel^gerio passages were good. 
The program concluded with De- 
bussy's "L'isle Joyeuse". This was 
played with great brilliance, and 
grand eclat and the rendition was 
precise and well done. The main 
and perhaps only fault with Mr, 
Arrau's recital was his lack of 
emotional tenderness in the pass- 
ages which . required it. He some- 
times was unable to attain a true 
melodic tone. His precision was 
exceptionally accurate. His mas- 
tery of technique is indisputable, 
and his octave, legato, and ligerio 
passages were superb. 

gotlatlons tor NSA affiliation 
with the International Union of 
Students, with reservations which 
will preserve the purely educa- 
tional nature of the NSA and pre- 
vent NSA from being bound by 
political actions which might be 
taken by the International group. 
NSA's relationship with lUS will 
be on a provisional basis until it 
is passed on at the full NSA con- 
gress next summer and then ra- 
tified by half of the member col- 
leges containing two-thirds of the 

The convention voted to seek 
representation on the United 
States Commission for UNESCO. 
It was also voted that the NSA be 
a sponsor of the World Student 
vice Fund. 

NSA Backgrojfnd 

The iJfttlpnal Student Associa- 
tion was confeelyed when 700 stu- 
dent delegates rfept^esenting 800. 
000 students of 300"6oUeges and 
universities met in conference at 
the University' of Chicago las^ 
December. Twenty-five American 
delegates to the World Student 
Congiess held at Prague, Czecho- 
slovakia, in the summer of 1946, 
were sponsors of this meeting. 
The Chicago conference estab- 
lished a "national continuations 
committee" which laid the ground 
work for the NSA constitutional 

The knottiest problem before 
the convention Involved NSA's 
method of carrying out its stated 
purpose of "securing the even- 
tual elimination of all forms of 
discriminatory educational sys- 
tems anywhere in the United 
States. After much argument be- 
tween Negro and White Southern 
delegates it was provided that NS 
A "Will take national, regional, 
and campus action through the 
corresponding organizations of 


and physics labqratories, an en- 
closed hockey rink, and an ad- 
dition to the Stetson Library are 
included in the plan for improve- 

Nearly $500,000 will be devoted 
to a dormitory and center for non- 
fraternity men. 

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llmltaUons Involved." 

Many Oppose lUS 

Another warmly debated Issue 
was the proposed affiliation with 
rUS. Opposition to any form of 
afBllatlon ended when members of 
tlje American delegation to the 
lUS council acquainted the dele- 
gates with the aims of the lUS 
which are similar to thi NSA 
•The convention announced that 
"although at present there are 
fundamental differences between 
NSA and the lUS," the American 
students are still "desirous of co- 
operation with students through- 
out the world." 

Student Bill Of Rights 

With the resolution— passed by 
a 429-35 vote— authorizing the 
executive committee to begin ne- 
gotiations for lUS affiliation, the 
convention included a message to 
U.S. students calling attention to 
their responsibility to "learn more 
about the world at large, teach the 
rest of the world about the U.S.. 
Mid learn to work together with 
peiv^e who do not necessarily 
share^th^ir ideology and political 


The formal dance Friday nfght 
at the gym featured the "dattce- 
able music" of Sam Donahue and 
his orchestra fresh from Frank 
Dailey's "Meadowbrook" In New 
Weekend Ouerts And Eseorts 
On Saturday afternoon, week- 
end guests and escorts advanced 
on Weston Field where they saw 
the Ephnien Inglorlously go down 
to their fifth straight defeat of 
the year. Spirits were raised, how- 
ever, when it was announced 
that the freshmen had captured 
the Little Three title by clipping 
Amherst 14-8. 

Debaters ■ 

topics will be World Fed^jrallsm, 
the NSA. and the recent^Loyalty 
Acts. "Is freedom compatible with 
planning?" and"Should the sci- 
entist stay In the laboratory?". 

Tryouts for the freshman debate 
council are to be held this week. 
The active freshman season Is 
to culminate at the Dartmouth 
tournament in the spring. 


Anthony M. Menkel, Jr., of «,, 
Ford Company wlU be at m 
lege Friday November u to in 
tervlew Interested seniors, ib 
Menkel, 'WlUlams '39. is otttna, 
a 101 -week training program with 
pay at the Ford plant in Dear. 
bom, Mich. 

Trainees are paid $250 p,, 
month, asserU Mr. Wyckoff, , 
the program Is open to m, n in 
twenty to twenty-six ago 
Men from the top quarterof theit 
class are wanted, but,4ie empha- 
slMd. they wlU bp/acceptod only 
If they have b*en prom lent la 
extra-currlpular actlvltle,': 

Wyokpff Has Ford Pa; 

Any senior wanting u 
view with Mr. Menkel is 
pick up and read pampi- 
brochures on Ford whi 
Wyckoff has at his offlc. 
Old Faculty Club. "The lii 
ed should have pertlneii 
tlons to ask the Intervievk 
clared the Placement Director 

Other recruiters expectcj dui- 
Ing the fall are: Q. A. Per lergast 
of Montgomery Ward, New York 
City, who is looking for i.,en In. 
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ing on a North Adams 
;)t report, a condensa- 
whlch Is printed below, 
jrd found that there has 
been no discrimination 
olored Williams students 
lining-room of the Wll- 

ding to the Transcript 

lohn P. Treadway, manu- 

ihe Williams Inn, recently 

: that racial prejudice had 

:iifi to do with thto eviction 

;iie Inn dining-room of the 

,1 chauffeur of Claudio Ar- 

noted Chilean pianist who 

,1 concert at Chapln Hall on 

Thill., day, Oct. 30. 

Srrvant Escorted To Kitchen 
Minuo Streight, the servant in 
quesnon. was escorted to the 
kitdiin after having entered the 
maui dining-room. Mr. Tread- 
way explained that this was due 
to the Inn's policy of having .s servants eat in the kitchen 
rather than In the dining-room- 
a p<jhcy that has in the past been 
prplcired by the servants, accord 
inu to Treadway. He went on 
to say that had it not been for 
the temporary absence of the 
headwalter, Mr. Streight would 
not have been permitted to enter 
the dining-room, as no guests 
are allowed to enter at random, 
reKardless of race or color. 

Mr Streight subsequently din- 
ed at a Spring Street restaurant. 
Deeming the whole Incident "un- 
fortunate". Mr. Treadway point- 
ed out that Mr. Strelght's having 
been ulven a room at the Inn 
vas proof that the establishment 
doe-, not discriminate on racial 

Outers Brave 
iVIount'n Trails 

Humanist Association 
Offers Essay Prize 

. -The American Humanist 
Association, publishers of The 
Humanist, has announced a 
1000-1400 word essay contest 
for college students on the sub- 
ject, "Building a Positive Way 
of Life in Accordance with the 
Scientiflc Method and the 
Highest Aspirations of Man- 

Prizes are offered both for 
essays written by individuals 
and for those prepared by 
groups of five or more students 
as follows: individual's essays: 
first prize, $25; second prize, 
$10. group essays, first prize, 
$25: second prise, $10. 

UC Committee 
Heads Chosen 

March 7 Set As Date 
Of Winter Houseparty 

Cross Country Snares Little Three Title 
As Ephs Place Seven Men In First Nine 

Rain Ends Fire 
On October Mt. 

1500 Acres Burned; 
Cause Undetermined 

' plorers Drive ToCamp, 
t ote Lunches In Packs 

i!>it hardy members of the 

lanis^ Outing Club will leave 

rday for a weekend camping 

in the Adirondacks. 

•d by Asst. Prof. Langdon 

Kwell. they will drive to a 

equipped cabin at Keene 

"y. designated as headquar- 

for the outing. Early Sun- 

: morning they will leave on 

' exploring expedition in the 

Marcy area. The men will 

■V light packs with extra 

OS and lunch. They will re- 

'" Sunday night. 

Hheep Hill Improved 
\ club program for the im- 
t 'iment of skiing facilities on 
■'• ep Hill is also underway. The 
WQC reports that when their 
"conditioning Job, which in- 
cludes broadening the slope, clean- 
ing out the brush, installing a new 
l^w rope, and tuning up the mo- 
tor on the tow, is completed the 
skiing facilities should be in top 

The Outing Club has a cabin 
«fi Qreylock Mountain which any 
member may use if he has the 
permission of WOC President Au- 
gust s. Klein. The cabin, a six- 
teen-year-old memorial gift Is 
situated about two-thirds the way 
up the mountain, about 100 yards 
off the areylock auto road from 
North Adams. 

It affords accommodations for 
eight people, and Includes a stove 
*hd a flreplace. 


The October Moimtain Are 
which was fought by 200 Wil- 
liams men two weeks ago was 
finally extinguished by heavy 
rains last week, on Wednesday 
and Thursday. J>efore any ser- 
ious damage resulted. 

Williams students were called 
In to relieve harried National 
Guardsmen on the afternoon and 
evening shifts at the time the 
Are was at its worst, from Thurs- 
day to Sunday, October 23-26. 
Their Job consisted mostly of pa- 
trolling the outskirts of the blaze 
to keep It from spreading through 
the loamy soil and across areas 
of dead leaves. 

Man Made Rain 

The first practice attempt at 
man-made rain in this area was 
tried the day before natural rain 
fell. The attempt was unsuccess- 
ful, however, because the clouds 
were too high. 

Sunday, October 26, the blaze 
was brought under control, but 
It still smoldered and was not 
completely extinguished imtil the 
heavy rainfall on Wednesday and 

Engineers Relieved Guard 

Four hundred students from the 
Massachusetts Institute of Tech- 
nology, and Greenfield, Chicopee, 
and Holyoke National Guard units 
relieved the battle-weary Berk- 
shire County National Guard and 
local Are fighters that Tuesday. 

The fire threatened the Pltts- 
fleld water shed, but continuous 
vlgllence kept the menace check- 
ed in that direction. 

Principal business at Jast Mon- 
day's U.C. iaeettng was election of 
a number of the council's mem- 
bers to committee posts. 

In addition to these elections to 
the Entertainment, Discipline, 
Scholarship, and Rushing Com- 
mittees, the UC established March 
7 as the winter houseparty week- 
end and discussed Williams re- 
presentation at the coming In- 
terfraternlty Conference In New 

It was decided that the class 
presidents and the president and 
secretary of the Junior Advisors 
would automatically be members 
of the Student Committee on Dls- 
cipllne.Leroy McWhinney'48, Hen- 
ry Halsted '48, and Robert Rupen 
'48 were selected for the Student 
Committee on Scholarship and 
Bradley Hammond '48 Henry Lu- 
kas '48, and Dudley Taft '48, were 
appointed to the Rushing Com- 

Possible Additions 

UC members elected to the En- 
tertainment Committee were Rob- 
ert Worley '50, James Yoimg '48, 
and William Carl '48. Men elected 
by the classes were to serve on 
the Honor System Committee. It 
was stressed that these commit- 
tees would take on additional 
members from outside the UC as 
the need arose. 

The houseparty date was set 

Yachtsmen Placeln 
Little Three Meet 

Becalmed Frosh Sailors 
Tie Trinity For Last 

Placing second In the Little 
Three Championship, the Wll- 
llams_ Yacht Club finished the 
season in a meet held at Middle- 
town on the Connecticut River 
October 26. 

A week earlier an all-freshman 
team went down to the Intercol- 
leglates at Providence, but over- 
come by an unfavorable wind and 
tide, they were unable to do bel- 
ter than tie with Trinity for last 

First Championship 

The Little Three Championship, 
for March 7 so that it could be 
planned in conjunction with the 
Outing Club Winter Carnival. A 
number of constitutional changes 
to be voted on in two weeks, were 
recommended by the Nominations 
and Rules Committee. 

See YACHT CLUB, page 4 

Baedi^ker Of Female Colleges Lauds 
With Saratoga Racetrack Fillies 

Ever-Ready Hill-And-Dalers 

The girls down at Smith are 
endorsed, applauded, and thor- 
oughly patted on the back by the 
forthcoming book, "For Men 
Lonely: A Complete Guide to 12 
Women's Colleges." 

The authors, three Dartmouth 
undergraduates, state that "Dur- 
ing four years of operation at 
Smith, we have never been bored," 
and, although they deny any pre- 
judice, "as good Dartmouth men 
... we do lean d bit toward 

Bom In Jail 

The idea of "For Men lonely" 
was hatehed after the three 
yoimg men had spent a sleepless 
night in the Northampton Jail 
because they had been unable to 
find better accommodations. "It 
occurred to us," they sald,"that 

DoriauRuns Course 
For Frosh Kecord 

Kelton Takes Second 
Followed By Delany 

Champs Scouted Jeff" Course By Torch 
Thinclad Describes Evening Romp 

by Phil Collins 

Part of the phenomenal success 
of the croSs-crountry team last 
Wednesday was the fact that the 
harriers literally knew their *^y 
around the Amherst course in 
the dark. The cross-countrymen 
made sure they were thoroughly 
familiar with the course by ne- 
gotiating It Sunday evening, 
lighting the way with a flash- 

After shaking off dates and 
houseparty hangovers, the thln- 
clads staggered out of Wllllam^- 
town at two-thirty Sunday after- 
noon. By the time they had routed 
the Amherst cross-country man- 
ager from his fraternity house and 
obtained a general outline of the 
course. It was five-thirty and al- 
most dark. 

Kelton Holds Light 

Since most of the route was a 
narrow path through woods and 
fields, the harriers ran In single 
file with Bill Kelton in the lead, 
holding the flashlight which he 

Red Banner Flew 
OnChapel Rampart 

Pranksters Raised Flag 
Early H 'Party Sunday 

there must be an easier way. 
When they turned us out at six 
the next morning, we were dam- 
ned sure of it." 

Skidmore Girls Are No Ooa4 
Thus, William Jones, Donald 
Mose and Richard O'Reilly set 
al>out compiling a list of North- 
ampton rooming houses and, one 
thing leading to another, soon htul 
similar dope on Bennington, 
Wheaton, Bradford, Skidmore, 
Wellesley, Vassar, Radclitle, Bryn 
Mawr, Pine Manor, Mount Hol- 
yoke and Connecticut. Incisive 
descriptions of what to expect 
where, are Included, nlaklng "For 
Men Lonely" a vital accessory to 
the novice on a weekend, For ex- 
ample, of Skidmore they warn, 
"All hope is lost If you try to 
take the Skid girls and the ponies 
See BAEDAKER, page 4 

A skirmish in the undeclared 
war over the Hammer and Sickle 
was fought on the ramparts of 
the Thompson Memorial Chapel 
atfly last Sunday night, the Rec- 
ord learned this week. 

Campus watehman Myrt O'Dell 
reports he saw a white flag, about 
the size of a bedsheet decorated 
with a large, red sickle, hanging 
from the Chapel tower at 2:15 
a.m. Sunday. Unable to find any- 
one In authority at that hour, he 
let the matter hang and continued 
his rounds. 

Red Flag Dissappears 

Chapel custodian Art Lamphler 
also, spotted the banner when he 
went to work Sunday morning 
and called Grounds and Buildings 
sttperintehdent Perry Smedley. 
However, b^.the time Mr. Smedley 
arrived at th^ scene, about 10 
a, m. bedsheet^J5lckle, and ham- 
mer had disappeared. 

Art Lamphler denies any know- 
ledge of the flag after his report 
to Mr. Smedley. What, exactly, 
did happen to the bemner, the 
Record is unable to learn. 
The Inside Story 
See RED FLAO, page 4 

carries In his car for such emer- 

Half-way through the course 
the team got lost. By the time 
the next marker had been found 
and the team had reconnointered 
in the darkness, it was discovered 
that Paul Cook was missing. His 
pleas for help could be heard 
coming from the distant woods. 
Half a mile later, however, a white 
figure appeared In the trail. It 
was Cook running the wrong way. 

The Jeffs, walking quietly to 
dinner, were somewhat confused 
by the five ghostly figures rush- 
ing out of the night, wearing the 
Amherst colors — purple and 
white. Several yelled encourage- 
ment to the runners,' unaware 
that they were talking to the 
wrong team. 

After a few more deviations m 
search of flags, the thin-ciads 
finally crossed the finish line, 
having made sure that unfamil- 
larlty with the course would be no 
handicap to their chances of a 
Little Three title. 

Gregory, Cole, 

Williams Over Union 
Selected By Majority 

Jerry J. Cole '49, Chapln B. 
Wood '50, and Donald Gregory 
'51, racked up perfect scores and 
Leonard Swain picked nine out 
of ten winners, to win prizes from 
Spring Street merchants in the 
Record football pool. 

One bubbling bottle of Gotham 
Dry Champagne from King's 
Package Store has become the 
property of Donald Gregory, 
Leonard Swain tallied high score 
in the Rudnick Sweepstakes by 
choosing nine winners and will 
have one suit cleaned at that es 
tablishment for his reward. 
Many Bet On Williams 

Jerry Cole's crystal ball gazing 
will gamer him one WiUiams beer 
mug from Bastien's Jewelry Store. 
Expectation of a Purple Victory 
over Union led a majority of the 
entranta to l>et on the losing team. 
The contestanta unanimously fa- 
vored Wesleyan over Haverford 
(correctly) and a large number 
mistakenly named Amherst to 
beat Tufta In other Little Three 

by W. R. Barney 

Clearly outrunning their Lit- 
tle Three rivals, Coach Tony 
Plansky's cross country team han- 
ded Amherst and Wesleyan a de- 
cisive trouncing on the Jeff course 
last Wednesday by scoring 20 
points to the Cardinals' 51 and 
Amherst's 65. 

Little BUI Kelton led the way 
for the Purple, but was edged out 
on the sterling performance of 
Wesleyan 's Frank Johnson who 
ran the varsity course just shy 
of the record. Kev Delaney push- 
ed Kelton all the way and was 
followed home by Chlsholm, Cook, 
and Collins in close order. 
Twenty-one Start 

A field of twenty-one contest- 
ants got off to a fast start on 
the 3.9 mile course that began 
and ended In front of the Am- 
herst gym. The runners began the 
race by scrambling up a steep 
hill a hundred yards from the 

Then the pack doubled back 
and circled Pratt Field in close 
formation. The course then led 
on to a narrow path through 
woods and fields for two and a 
half miles. 

Victory Seen Early 

After a mile of the course had 
been covered, the quteome of 
team positions was fairly evident. 
Purple "W's" could be seen in 
five of the six leading positions, 
and the finish line fifteen min- 
utes later, the situation remain- 
ed the same, with Johnson com- 
pleting the grind In first place 
for the Wes thinclads. 

Kelton, in a heated duel that 
lasted most of the way, lost out 
to Johnson during the last few 
hundred yards of the race by 
fourteen seconds as the latte'r 
won in the superb time of 20m 

Purple Domineers 

Delaney dogged the leaders all 
the way and produced a fast 
finish to grab the third spot fifty 
yards behind Kelton. The deluge 
continued as Captain Herb Chls- 
holm tied with captain-elect ('48) 
for fourth place in 21m. 15s. With 
a final burst of speed, Phil Collins 
staved off Wesleyan 's Yordan to 
land sixth place. 

Adding Insult to injury the 
Purple's sixth and seventh men 
Harry Ess and Ernie May, exhib- 
ited fine form to cop eighth and 
ninth places respectively. Am- 
herst's first finisher was Valen- 
tine who came in in tenth place. 
Freshmen Runners-up 

In a spirited contest, the Eph 
freshmen came out second best 
as Amherst took the "Junior" Lit- 
tle Three crown. The race was 
nip and tuck all the way, but the 
home squad lost out as Amherst 
gleaned 37 points to Williams' 42 
and Wesleyan's 45. 

Despite the Jeff victory in the 
freshman department, the spot- 
light shone on Tony Planaky's 
George Dorian who snapped up 
first place, and, in so doing, set 
a new record for the Amherst 
freshman course in the scintill- 
ating time of 16m.2.4s. Hutton 
took third for the Purple, while 
Haver pulled up in eighth position, 
deary, Pratt, Bachrach, and An- 
gevin tallied 14th, 16th, 18th and 
10th respectively, but all outdid 
their previous performances UiU 

Kelton'i Father 

Wednesday's victory was one of 
the strongest evelr won by Wil- 
liams In Little Three Ckoaa coun- 

See yynj.TAMa, pa^e 3 


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NOVEMBER 8, 1947 


/ Wfiy? 

Although we are not convinced that the Williams Inn is 
guiltless in the case of Claude Arrau's chauffer-valet, we would 
like to question the stand of the college on the matter. Mr. Streight 
was, with Mr. Arrau, a guest of the college. Professor Nin-Culmell 
has emphasized the fact that Mr. Streight was "a very high type 
person who has been accepted all over Europe." We wonder why 
this guest of the college, along with his companion and employer, 
was not entertained at the Faculty Club? 

Hats Off! 

This issue of the RECORD might be called a Cross-Country 
Extra. But in view of the records of our two "major" fall sports, 
that of the harriers deserves the space. Tony Plansky has turned 
out an excellent team — Little Three Champs with an undefeated 
season and an excellent chance to finish high in the New Englands 
on Monday. It is refreshing, to say the least, to view the per- 
fect slate of the thinclads. ,/ 

Klensch Elected To Boi 

Beginning with this issue, Charles Klensch 
Managing Editor. He succeeds Rhett Austell 
from the Board last week. 

- r^ 

takes over as 
who resigned 

Letter To The Editor 

To the Editor of the RJX^ORD: 

Why did you print a second review, in last Saturday's Issue, 
of "Alic^ in Wonji^land"? Is it your policy to publish as many per 
sonal reactlon^as come in, or do you appoint a reviewer to represent 
you and sUind by him? Did you feel that Mr. Klensch's earlier re- 
view, although somewhat lower case, was unfair? Mr. Sondhelm no 
where^^-'efers to It; Is he protesting against It? If so, on what grounds? 
Hl§ 'own review is, by his own admission, "purely personal" and en 
tirely different from the overwhelming opinion of the audience. Why, 
then, at so late a date did you feel justified in publishing It? 

Almost everyone except Mr. Sondhelm seems to have thought 
very well of the performance of the title role. But even If his remarks 
on it were justified on a purely critical basis, few persons would be 
proud to have written them. 

I am wondering what moved Mr. Sondhelm to feel this second 
review was desirable. I can only suggest that he, like others of your 
correspondents, suffers from digital diarrhea. 

S. Lane Falson, Jr. 
5 November 1947 
College Place, WUIIamstown. 

(Editor's Note: Despite Reader Paison's expressed satisfaction with 
the Wmsy review of the ALICE production, the editorial board of 
the Record and columnist Klensch felt that the production merited 
a fuller, more thorough-going review than the one originally printed. 

The Record then asked Steve Sondhelm to write a full review. 
We felt that Sondhelm was qualified to write such an article, for, 
though he has not contributed to this newspaper before, he has 
written a number of articles for the Purple Cow and has worked in 
several Adams Memorial Theatre productions — Including, incident- 
ally, the trial run of Peggy Lamson's "Trade Name" last spring. 

What Sondhelm had to say about the play, as Falson points out, 
was "purely personal". The Record policy has been, and will continue 
to be, to allow reviewers a free hand in their criticisms. 

We believe the what-is-the-story-on-the-Record-pollcy query is 
legitimate. The Sondhelm review should have been explained. In the 
future. Record reviews will be featured articles, rather than sidelines 
of personal columns. 

As a matter of further illumination on the Sondhelm review, 
we feel it is only fair to apologize to the writer and the reader for the 
removal of two Important sections through an error of the printer. 
That part if the review praising Nick Dunn's performance was omit- 
ted along with the final sentences of the paragraph concerning Miss 
Lamson's Alice — lines which praised her performance.) 


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Varsity Soccer, Wesleyan — Away 
Freshman Football, Union — Away 
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by Professor John H. Roberts 

Now that we have the Adams Memorial Theatre, what are we go- 
ing to do with it? It is a magQlfloent instrument, the function of which 
has never been clearly defined. Its obvious purpose Is to house dra- 
matic activities; but that statement immediately raises another ques- 
tion: what sort of dramatic activities, performed by whom' and for 
what purpose? 

To me it seems clear piat the theatre should make a lively 
contribution to the educational program of the cdllege. In so dolns 
it should: 

1. Produce standard plays, such as are rarely seen In the com- 
mercial theatre, thus Illuminating the academic study of 
drama in the classroom; 

2. Produce unusual plays that may never be studied In college 
or seen elsewhere; 

3. Encourage local experiments in writing; 

4. Import professional companies when circumstances permit; 

5. Train as many students as possible (on and back stage )^ 
the arts of the theatjre; 

6. Forget Broadway and merely popular appeal; and 

7. Stimulate student attendance in spite of the^.^ct that is 
must never be Jilst an adjunct to housepartii 

(Also 8. — But I haven't the space to develop the point — It should 
provides good movies In English andxforeign languages for 
the college community.) y^ 

To fulflill such a complex functioiythe AMT must have a plan 
and must be constantly thinking ah^ad trying to see its purpose, not 
in terms of one production at a tinie, but in terms of a whole season 
and of that season in relation toche past and future. 

A good deal of progress toward that goal has been made this 
year with a detailed an(i balanced program for 1947-48. But only 
constant vigilance over a prolonged period of time can keep the 
theatre from floundering in mediocrity. 

Advisory Committee 

What^ai^paratus is set up to guarantee this vigilance? Well, 
there Is/ihe AMT advisory committee. But its powers (so far as 
its njembers understand its powers) are largely negative. 

It can say NO to any particular proposal, but finds Itself with 
no authority other than persauslon to encourage a continually high 
standard of achievement. And who is to listen to it? Two sets of 
ears, presumably: those of the Director (who Is also chairman of 
the committee) and those of Cap and Bells. 

The ideas of committee members, of the Director, and of Cap and 
Bells may vary to the point of absurdity. Who is to resolve these 
differences and make the final decisions? Who selects the plays and 
explains the decislqp to the campus? Who decides on the budget? 

Shall the theatre try to make money on one production so that it 
can afford to lose money on another? If so, how much shall it be 
allowed to lose without Jeopardizing the production fund, supplied 
Jointly by the college and Cap and Bells? 

If Cap and Bells does not sponsor a production, shall it never 
theless (because it has a financial stake in the theatre) share in the 
profits or the losses of that production? Who shall say how often the 
light board may be used in rehearsals? In some plays where lighting 
effects are both complicated and essential, light rehearsals are as 
necessary as line and action rehearsals, all of which must be syn 
chronized; but it costs from $5 to $12 every time the light board is 
used Who decides this question, who finds the workers, and pays the 
costs? Who shall lure students into the arduous and thankless Jobs 
of carpentering, painting, stage managing, make-up, and prompt- 
ing? Who shall safeguard a student's time when it is obvious that 
hours and hours are needed to get anything like a good result onto 
the stage? And who shall persuade the student body to become an 

Student Apathy 

At the moment, the answer to these questions is mostly to be 
found in a liaison between Cap and Bells (with its elaborate point 
system) and the director. It is perhaps the only possible answer right 
now. But It is not necessarily the right one. Student ability and taste 
and background and enthusiasm vary from year to year. Fear of 
campus opinion can and often does affect student judgment. The 
budgetary problems may become more acute than' they should be in 
what is Ideally a non-commercial theater. Many boys — even those 
who like the work — find it impossible to give to the theater the time 
It requires. And student apathy toward AMT activities remains 

It seems clear that some better connection between the theater 
and the college should be made. I suggest two ways of achieving 
this connection. Both are radical; both are controversial. But I should 
like to hear them discussed. One way would be for the college admin- 
istration to create a department of drama and authorize a drama 
major. Certain courses already established in the English, classics, 
and modem language departments could be added to Drama 1-2 
to form the nucleus of such a major. New courses in theatre art.5 
could be devised. Actual participation in productions would then give 
college credit and the theater would become yi active! part of the 
educational program of the college. I think everyone will agree that 
acting a part, setting a scene, or directing a play is a better educa- 
tional experience than reading a text. And I believe that students in 
such courses would form a more enlightened group to stand as spon- 
sors and guides for the AMT than a group organized only as a "campus 

Undergraduate Tax 

The second way to achieve a closer relation between the theater 
and the college would be to include admission m the undergraduate 
"non-athletic activities tax." Students now pay )3 a year to finance 
lectures, debating, etc. The tax could be raised to include dramatic 
activities. The fact that a student has already paid his admission 
fee might Just possibly persuade him to experiment with the novel 
and daring act of attending the AMT. And once he got in, he might 
Just conceivably discover that he is having a good time. This plan 
works admlraUly at Amherst, where a student may exchange a punch 
on his "activities ticket" for a seat in the Kirby Theater for three 
major productions a year. The result is that Amherst dramatics draw 
full houses (largely made up of students) to three or four perform- 
ances of each play produced. It is now a student tradition at Amherst 
to enjoy their theater. 

One or the other or both of these suggestions might help the AMT 
to achieve the role I think it ought to play at Williams. 

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Gridmen Seek Little Three Win Ovei- Wesleyaii 

Unbeaten Wesmen Thre^ TD 
Favorites Over Purple Team 


Cardinals Seeking 
Thirteenth Win 

Epiis In Best Condition 
Since First Contest 

by Seth BidweU 

ch Whoop Snlvely's under- 

,1 i.Mt highly determined Pur- 

,, iidsters, as yet unable to 

a victory this season, will 

xo their flrst and strongest 

Three rival when they meet 

an at Mlddletown today In 

nd gamte of the rivalry be- 

the Cardinals and the EpU- 

,, Norm Daniels' Cardinals 

a spotless record which 

.n to twelve victories over 

ourse of two seasons, and 

ins' Connecticut rivals go 

Ills encounter as a three 

lown favorite. 

date Wesleyan has rolled 

,,. 1,7 points to 22 for Its oppon- 

and Included In this decisive 

. .:\K of victories Is a 20-0 

I'x.uncing administered to Am- 

I rst Led by Harry Forbes and 
iMi Dwyer, the Wesmen have 
. ■ .1 aged over 220 yards per game, 
and have held their opponents to 
li^sHhan half that. Fronting for 
this duo of versatile backs. Coach 
Daniels has a 193 pound line, 
wliuh until last week's Havcr- 
liid game, had only allowed one 
UMichdown to seep through the 
forward wall. 

Burton and StudweU Line Stan 
heading this aggregation of 
Ic.iwards Is Andy StudweU and 
Jun Burton, the Wesmen's right 
Buard and left end . respectively. 
Burton combined with Dick Whit- 
ini! to form a pass snatching 
dciiarlment of no mean ability, 
while Burton also does a very 
commendable job In the punting 
department. Backing up this duet 
is Dick Dundas and E>an Robert- 
son, last year letter winners, along 
with Warren Cagney a member 
nf ihe 1938 squad. Also returning 
riiiin last year's squad are Jack 
C'liry and Wally Burnett, and 
altiiough Little All- American Burt 
\ ancerclute has left. Coach Dan- 

II Is has three quarterbacks, the 
l"st of whom Is Charles MedU, 
bother of last year's Captain 
' . k Medd. 

Harry Forbes Injured 

.Vesleyan's parade of stars 

' ins to be endless, and with two 

three exceptions, the Cardinals 

1 field the same team which 

i'°Ephs scared last year In the 

1 battle of the season. Harry 

bes. the triple threat from 

idletown, Is unofficially report- 

1 njured for the remainder of 

the season, and so it appears 
that Wesleyan will be lacking 
their main oSenslve star. The 
Quakers from Haverford were the 
guilty parties Involved In this ma- 
jor catastrophe at Wesleyan, and 
to add insult to Injury, the Quak- 
ers scored 15 points on the Card- 
inals in 40 seconds, Just to prove 
the Wesmen are not Infallible. 

Williams on the other hand is 
at full strength for the first time 
since the (pieson's opener against 
Mlddlebu^, Bolstered by the 
timely return of halfback Pat 
Hlgglns, who almost slnglehand- 
edly beat Amherst in 1946, the 
Ephmen will be all-out for a upset 
today In an effort to take the 
league diadem from the Card- 
inals and to stop the Wesmen's 
string of wins at twelve. Al- 
though the money around Wil- 
liamstown does not favor any 
such predictions, such a possibil- 
ity Is always In the realtp of 
football. Many great Wesleyan 
teams have been stopped by even 
greater Williams teams, and al- 
though it almost happened last 
year, there- is no reason to doubt 
that is could really happen this 

Williams At Season's Best 

Although Williams has suffered 
five straight defeats this season 
it Is our feeling that they are now 
in the best condition they have 
been all season. As stated before, 
Higgins is back, and with Stu 
Duffleld, Dick Whitney, Vic Puzak, 
Ted Qulnlan and Cliff Stowers 
to use as the remainder of the 
foursome, Williams can present 
as powerful a backfleld as Wes- 

Coach Snively's line will be com- 
prised of the same men that 
started laSt year's game, and they 
have as much experience and 
weight as the Cardinal aggre- 
gation. When you review the pic- 
tures of past games, there are 
mistakes— and yet the Williams 
men are hitting hard and playing 
hard. On many plays the differ- 
ence between a man breaking 
loose for a TD and getting nail- 
ed has been merely one missed 
block. If those blocks are made 
today, we will have a victory un- 
der our belts. 

Eph Yearlings 
Play At Union 
In Final Game 

Unconquered Freshmen 
Show Scoring Punch 
Plus Tough' Defense 

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Only A victory over the Union 
freshmen now stands between 
the freshmen Little Three Cham- 
pions and an undefeated season. 
This all-important contest will 
be played at Schenectady on Sat- 
urday afternoon, and hopes run 
high for one of the now famous 
Potter smiles on Saturday night. 

The Union Cubs lost to the 
RPI freshmen by a 7-6 score a 
week after the Ephmen had beat- 
en the same team by a 19-0 
count. It Is a well-known fact, 
however, that comparative ^scores 
are most misleading and it must 
be remembered that the Union 
yearlings will be using the same 
formation with which their var- 
sity confused the Snively-men so 
completely last weekend. 


In compiling three victories and 
the Little Three Crown, Harv Pot- 
ter's charges have rolled up 73 
points to a mere 12 for the op- 
ponents — a fact due not only to 
the team's offensive strength but 
also due to the sensational defen- 
sive play of the Coombs-coached 
line. Cary Bldgood, the sparkplug 
center of these "SeVen Blocks of 
Granite " has been nursing a foot 
injury, but It Is expected he will 
see plenty of action. Bob 
has taken Skip Dunlap's place at 
tackle, but otherwise the same 
team which beat Amherst, will 
start on Saturday. This means 
Mitch Fish ^d Dave Jackson at 
the ends, Bronny Fargo at tackle, 
Al Bianchi and Ernie Mierze- 
Jewski at guard, with Whit Flske 
and Fritz Zeller at the halfbacks. 
"Slinging" Bin Sperry will be the 
quarterback and Pete Fisher will 
be in the full back slot. 

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Team To Title 

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It was Captain Herb Chisholm 
of SomerviUe, Massachusetts, 
who led Tony Plansky's unbeaten 
"thln-clads" against the combined 
forces of Amherst and Wesleyan 
in Wednesday's Little Three meet. 

Unheralded for the most part 
of the season due to a leg ail- 
ment that kept his name from 
toppiUjF the list of finishers, 'Chis' 
nevertheless kept "plugging away 
until he has approached the form 
that carried him to the Little 
Three harrier title last fall. 
Excels In Rain 

Herb is > senior and a member 
of the Garfield Club. He attended 
Somervlile High School but was 
never a member of a track or 
cross-country team there. Dur- 
ing the war he was in the V-12 
at Williams for three terms and 
then was transferred to North 
Carolina Pre-Flight, where he be 
came a "hill-and-daler" for the 
flrst time. 

Whenever rain, sleet or snow 
overtakes a cross-country pack, 
there Is none happier than the 
harriers' captain, "mailman" 

BuUoek Squad 
Seeks Upset 
Over Wesmen 

Line-up Shifts Bolster 
Ephs^ Forward Wall 
Smith Plays Center 

by Lois Lane 

Coach Ed Bullock is sparing 
no pains to get his soccer players 
into peak condition, as the Pur- 
ple hooters prepare their attack 
on Wesleyan 's Little Three Crown 
this Saturday at Mlddletown. Al- 
though generally pleased with 
the 4-1 victory over Clark last 
week. Uncle Ed has been driving 
his men all week, and has revealed 
several changes in his line-up. 

Last Saturday the club -was 
without the services of center- 
forward Larry Smith, and al- 
though Barry Emmert filled in 
creditably, "Smltty's" speed and 
footwork made him a fixture at 
that position. With Smith's re- 
turn this week, Emmert has been 
moved to right wing, where he 
has taken Frank Donnelly's post. 
Donnelly moves to right inside, 
while Cy Mayshark remains at 
left inside, and either "Frenchie ' 
Oudin or Rick Fowle will hold 
forth at left wing. 

Brown Sparks Halfbacks 

Emmy Brown continues to 
spark the halfback line in the 
center slot. His performance has 
stiffened the defense tremendous- 
ly, and his accurate passes have 
started many offensive drives. On 
his right George Kneass will dis- 
play his talents, while Johnny Bo- 
wen on the left will round out 
the halfbacks. 

After a crack at right inside 
last week, "Chink" Walker a- 
gain takes over the right full 
back Job, and he is fianked by 
Jerry Page on the left. Captain 
Denny Lunt in the goal com- 
pletes the "last ditch" defensive 
trio, which has functioned more 
smoothly than ever this past weeK. 

The Bullockmen will need every 
bit of skill at their command to 
topple the Wes outfit. Boasting a 
tie with Amherst and, more re- 
cently, a 3-2 win over a prev- 
iously unbeaten Dartmouth com- 

Williams Wins 
Harrier Title 

Purple Frosh Second 
In Close Encounter 

Continued from page 1 

try competition. Oddly enough the 
last time that the Purple ruimers 
achieved such undisputed laurels 
was in 1917, the year that Bill Kel- 
ton's father was running for Wil- 
lams, and was captain of the har- 
ler squad that year when both 
Amherst and Wesleyan were 
soundly trounced. 

Although the cross country 
squad has piled up an enviable 
record, being both undefeated and 
Little Three gliampions the hard- 
est test is yet to come. 

Next Monday afternoon, the 
harriers depart for the New Eng- 
land Intercollegiate crosscountry 
championships at Springfield. De- 
spite the fact that the Plansky- 
men are far above the average 
in this league, they will be up 
against three powerful teams. 
Rhode Island State and Spring- 
field rank as tops in New England 
along with the University of 
Maine. The runners are preparing 
for the meet and by Monday 
should be in top condition and a 
match for most of the teams they 
will be up against. 


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i was amazed . . - 

Sunday night in chapel. 

1 took along a clipboard and a couple of sharpened copy pencils pre- 
pared to take down a few notes on the preachers sentinients on Sin, 
Eternal Damnation, and Mending Thy Ways . . . 
once warmed over after a favorable reception from the oldfolks®home. 
i thot it might be interesting to see In cold print what was going on 
each Sunday evening under those fake gothlc arches we so well love, 
reverend James t. cleland of the duke divinity school 
started off briskly 

with a bit of a scotch hangover In his voice (Ed. note — The gentleman 
has a faint, but pleasing, Scotch "burr.") 

which 1 thot appropriate enuf for the end of houseparty weekend, 
he said he had spent some time in the pew this summer getting a new 
view and was stmck with the number of unchurchbroken people 
around him. 

this bijpught to mind the scripture line - 
1 aflti the god of abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, 
then doctor cleland swung into the story of the line of abraham. 
the old man himself, pioneer, friend of god, devoutly religious. 
Isaac, his son, stay-at-home, dominated by his wife, sons and every- 
one else, who was conservatively religious. 

and grandson Jacob, entrepreneur horsetrader of the old testament, 
who tried to get god into a partnership for 10* of the gate receipts, 
but who was sensitively religious — on occasion, 
and the chapel full of shanghaied houseparty fugitives loved it. 
imagine four or five hundred weary people who had had a miserable 
time remembering new names for three days enjoying meeting three 
new characters. ■- ' 

but enjoy it they did. 

eyes that were halfclosed or closed when the sermon started — even 
after the stimulus of jumping up and sitting down during the early 
part of the service — were now intent on the speaker and books in the 
back of the hall were laid aside. 

doctor cleland wrapped up his introductions by emphasizing that 
abraham Isaac and Jacob are not just three gents buried in genesis — 
but that organized religion as well as the thompson memorial is full 
of them — especially the Jacobs. 

he concluded by pointing out that organized religion needs them 
all — the pioneer the hard conscientious worker and the businessman- 

and it seemed to your reporter that the choir too, picked up the 
general enthusiasm in the recessional. 

there was a lot of geewhlzzing as the numbered blue cards were turned 
In at the gates and someone stepped over to doctor cleland and shook 
his hand, later mikes hummed with the startling discovery that 
chapel can be worthwhile. 

someone suggested that speakers like this rev james t cleland of 
durham nc should be able to draw a crowd even if the attendance 
werent compulsory. 

anyway i-d like to have him make a return visit this spring, 
in which case . . . dont miss it — 
and save me that isle seat 
-Non^the left side , 

ih-the first row. 

in which Williams, Amherst and 
Wesleyan sailed against each o- 
ther officially for the first time 
in history, was held at Middle- 
town. Sophomores Busty and Stan 
Bourne co-skippei'ed their Pen- 
guin for the purple, with Steve 
Wyer, skipper and Sandy Tearse, 
crew, making up the other half of 
the Williams team in the six boat 

A very strong tide combined 
with a barely perceptible north- 
erly wind hindered the crews, but 
the Bourne brothers did succeed 
in taking a first in the third heat. 
Amherst took the championship 
with forty-one points, with Wil- 
liams and Wesleyan placing sec- 
ond and third with scores of 
thirty-eight and twenty-nine re- 

Four Frosh 

Four freshmen represented Wil 

Uams at the Intercollegiate Fresh- 
man Dinghy Preliminaries at 
Providence, R. I., October 18. 
Mike Luther and Ward Mauk 
skippered and crewed one Wil- 
liams entry. Pete Debevolse and 
Phelps Edwards handled the other 
dinghy. A spotty wind and a 
strong downstream current pre- 
vail|d during the first four races, 
but a strong rip-tide later in the 
afternoon necessitated the can^ 
cellatlofi of the final two races. 
Northeastern won the regatta of 
twelve boats which included 
Rhode Island State, Amherst and 
Yale, with Williams tying Trin- 
ity" for last place. 

The SAC considered a request 
by the Yacht Club that the organ- 
ization be Included as a part of 
college extra-curricular life with 
official recognition by the Stud- 
ent Council being announced at 
the SAC meeting October 27. 

R«d Flag 

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In a confidential statement over 
the phone, an undergraduate 
told the Record the Inside story 
of the adventure: ^ 

"After a four-hour beer party 
Saturday night, my buddy and I 
decided that life at Williams Col- 
lege should be made more inter- 
estlng. So we fixed up a sheet 
with paint left over from the house 
decorations, picked up the beer 
can opener and our dates and 
took off for the Chapel. 

"We removed a pane of glass 
from a rear window and pro- 
ceded to the tower by match 
light. We battled our way through 
an excited covey of pigeons to 
the top of the tower and crawled 
out through the opening. 

"We unfurled the hammer and 
sickle and made it fast. Then we 
made our way down through the 
Chapel by matchlight and left 
through the rear window." 


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you're a broken man." 

B'town ConoluBlon 

The conclusion bbout Bi-nnin^ 
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rules which, they lead u.s to be 
Ueve, are relatively llbeiul go^" 
)lke this: "...Ifs a U,.-,;' trip 
but they could move Ben lington 
to the Congo and we'd sti' go 
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rhe Beaux, Stratagem", It 

Tu.iik the second time that 

iiid Bells has produced this 

d restoration drama, a pre 

presentation back In the 

\M'nties having already met 

inslderable success. 

)i play, directed by D. C 

,1 and featuring Howard Er- 

. 19, and Timothy Mann '31 

]!■ leading roles, will play to 

full houses when Cap and 

:, stunes this eighteenth cen 

, ((iinedy, the first to be offered 

r 1921. Acdording to English 

meter John O'Neill, who has 

Aid the drama's development 

rehearsal. "Undergraduates 

M enter AMT with misgivings 

. nevertheless be In for a rath- 

I'lea.sant surprise." 

Objectives Twofold 
I iskine emphasized the fact 
.;ii the productions objectives 
' es.sentially twofold, to present 
(K)d comedy and to further 
1. inleresls of drama on the Wll 
I ins ratnpus. Erskine stated that 
1 I play is a shocking sort of 
inedy. ideal for a houseparty 
iiwd and a mixed audience." 
( m February 3, 1921 the play 
;is presented, according to a 
KCORD review. In Chapin Hall 
nil "Uniformly high standards 
interpretation and acting." Pre- 
edinR this houseparty showing, 
had been very favorably re- 
ived on an eastern tour when 
was staged In North Adams, 
: "iklyn. Flushing, East Orange, 
i New York. 

Costumes Lavish 
According to the RECORD re- 
' V the production, which a- 
Miided in lavish costumes "ren- 
■ il a great service to the col- 
See BEAUX', page 4 

^ iap And Bells 
''^elects Three 

• IJrien, Marble, And 
Bourne Direct Plays 

■>erald P. O'Brien '49, Richard 

blc '48, and Russell Bourne '60, 

e .selected by a Cap and Bells 

nmittee last Friday as directors 

ihe three one-act plays sched- 

1 for experimental production 

ember 5. 

me direction of Noel Coward's 

i.vs and Means" has been 

ed In the hands of O'Brien, 

'se morff extensive experience 

been In stage management but 

' has also done work In the 

iit-ry and acting fields. "Ways 

id Means" Is a light farce com- 

V in which two Impecunious 

■ 1 Ush socialites succeed In pro- 

"Klng their stay In the Riviera. 

Marble Heads One 
Marble has been assigned to 
' <liia St. Vincent Mlllay's "Aria 
'I" Capo," a modem version ad- 
apllon of the ago-old Harlequln- 
■itle in which the traditional 
•■liaracters of Pierrot, Columbine, 
Cothurnus, and the two shep- 
herds, Tayrsls and Carydon, make 
Iheir appearance. As scenery man- 
"Rer for a number of last year's 
P'ays, production manager, and 
ictor, he has gained the experl- 
<^nce necessary for directing. 

'Bourne will direct "Portrait of 
a Madonna" by Tennessee Wil- 
liams. This play Is a serious study 
'n decaying gentility showing a 
southern lady of good class who 
Is a schlzophrenlac suffering from 
I'ellglous mania. 

Prof. Allen Describes 
"Beaux' Strategem" 
As Energetic Revival 

by Robert J. Allen 
Associate Professor of English 
The choice of The Beaux' Stra- 
tatem for production by Cap and 
Bells "Thursday, Friday, and Sat- 
urday — tickets on sale at the box- 
office i is an exceedingly happy 
one. Whether it is a polite ges- 
ture to dramatic history or a 
respectful salaam to the recent 
Broadway successes scored by re- 
vivals, the thing should go. The 
play is young, handsome, and en- 

Captain George Farquhar wrote 
It 11706-71 for an audience which 
delighted in the witty,- cynical 
comedy of Etherege, Wycherley, 
and Congreve and which was be- 
ginning to wonder whether its 
delight' was really quite proper. 
Even before the brilliant and ir- 
reproachable essays of Addison 
and Steele had made it respect- 
able in Society to marry for love, 
the audiences at comedies were 
beglnninn to question whether 
rusticity and cuckoldom were, 
necessarily and ipso facto funny. 
. OfTers Wit and Romance 
The Beaux' Stratagem looked 
in two directions. To admirers of 
Restoration comedy, it offered 
the witty and disenchanted world- 
lings. Archer and Mrs. Sullen, who 
accepted the old code of matri- 
mony and looked on love as a 
See CRITIQUE, page 2 

Address Btiok Out; 
(Copies Sell .\t 25c 

The new 1947-48 Williams 
College Address Book has Just 
been published and can be 
bought for twenty-flve cents at 
the social units. The publisher, 
Robert A. Rupen '48, and his 
as.sistant, Harry C. McDaniel 
'49. worked in conjunction with 
Albert V. Osterhout. adviser in 
undergraduate affairs, to pro- 
duce 1200 copies of the book. 

Included in the book's con- 
tents are: a list of officers of 
administration faculty com- 
mittees, faculty directory: list 
of studenU including name, 
class, social unit, home and col- 
lege address: a college phone 
directory; and a college calen- 

Mt. Holyoke Girls 
Entertained WOC 

Outing Scheduled 

Later This Month 

Thirteen members of the Outing 
Club and twenty girls from Mt. 
Holyoke took In the Joys of nature 
last weekend in a cabin on the 
side of a hill somewhere in the vi- 
cinity of the Mt. Holyoke campus. 
It was the first event of the seas- 
on for the Outing Club, the two 
previous trips having been post- 
poned due to bad weather. 

The Williams men arrived at 
the cabin Just before six where 
they found a supper of spaghetti 
and meatballs, a big lire, and 
twenty girls. After the meal, Har- 
ry Scoble and Terry Webster were 
elected to wash the dishes. Mean- 
while the, rest of the group sang 
songs in front of the warming 
fire. About nine o'clock the whole 
party went to the' college gym for 
a square dance, featuring a seven 
piece band. The dance broke up 
at eleven-thirty. 

Group Split Up 

sibt boys were Induced to stay 
over night at the cabin; the rest 
See OtTTERS, page 2 

Technical Reasons 
Back Of Delay In 
Opening Of WMS 

Broadcasting To Begin 
Tentatively Nov. 17 

Missing parts, Incomplete wir- 
ing and conflicting hour tests are 
a few of the reasons behind the 
failure of WMS to begin broad- 
casting October 27 as scheduled, 
station president Dick Morrill '48, 
has announced. WMS hopes to 
commence activities on Novem- 
ber 17. 

Two weeks ago a part for tlie 
station's new transmitter could 
not be located anywhere within 
a 100 mile radius of Williamstown, 
and it was up to Norton Cushman 
and his technical crew to build 
one themselves. This Job has been 
almost completed, but such items 
as new wiring for the WMS studio 
and the tuning of the station pi- 
ano could not be taken care of 
by college electricians and the 
piano tuners until the end of 
this week. 

Slow But Sure 

Morrill is not disturbed by the 
delays in the opening of the sta- 
tion, for he feels "we are more 
interested in developing slowly 
and thoroughly than in rushing 
along with our new plans hap- 
hazardly " He also feels that the 
impending hour tests will hold up 
the technical crew somewhat in 
their work, since the station is, 
after all. extra-curricular. 

The production staff is also us- 
ing the extra time to clear up such 
remaining doubtful problems as 
part delivery. Rehearsals will be 
held all next week so that all 
programs can be completely pol- 
ished and readied before WMS 
f^oes on the air. 

To Dormitories First 

A weekly news commentary will 
be aired Tuesday evenings by Rog- 
er Ernst '48. with the WMS news 
staff preparing supplements to be 
presented daily in conjunction 
with the New York Times news re- 
port. The "Speech of the Week " 
program will present the best 
speeches from the various public 
speaking classes over an evening 
program near the end of each 

The "Radio Workshop" is to 
present a radio drama once 
See WMS, page 4 

Kellogg Urges 
All Students 
To Contribute 

UC In $ 3100 Drive; 
Non-Profit Activities 
Share Activities Tax 

SAC President Horton H. Kel- 
logg '48, in urging all students (o 
make their contribution to the 
current UC drive for over $3100. 
has stressed the necessity of whole 
hearted cooperation to maintain 
the non-profit making extra- 
curricular activities on the cam- 

"If we are to contribute to Our 
complete education as well as to 
the advancement of the college," 
said Kellogg, "we must be willing 
to go all the way in supporting the 
drive: any half-hearted attempt 
might as well be dropped." 
Kellogg Dismayed 

In regard to the dissatisfaction 
concerning the tax expressed by 
many undergraduate, Kellogg in- 
dicated great dismay. "The col- 
lege does not appropriate any 
funds for the use of these organ- 
izations. If we are to have these 
activities on the campus, it is up 
to the student body to maintain 
them. The costs of each group 
are high in keeping with the pre- 
sent high cost of living, but in 
many instances they allow for only 
a small number of undertakings 
by the groups concerned. 

"It must be remembered," con- 
tinued Kellogg, "that these act- 
ivities are not representative of 
just those students active in them, 
but rather of the college as a 
whole. If we are to be represented 
at debating tournaments and glee 
club concerts, if we are to be ben- 
efited by the lectures sponsored 
by the Lecture Committee and the 
Spring Conference, if we are to 
have part in the fellowship of 
other colleges, it is absolutely es- 
sential that these organizations 
be financed by the students them- 
selves. Not to have a part in such 
undertakings would have untold 
effects on the complete education 
of a Williams man and on the 
standing of the college." 
Resources Same 

He further stated that the re- 
sources are the same as they have 
See KELLOGG, page 4 

Married Vets Successful 
As Student Home -Builders; 
49 Leading Double Lives 

(The viewpoints expressed in this 
article are those of members of 
the college administration. In the 
next Issue of the RECORD there 
will be an article indicating the 
opinions of the married veterans 

by Robert Taylor '49 

There are 49 Williams students 
attempting not only to build edu- 
cations, but homes as well. These 
are the married veterans. Accord- 
ing to themselves, and to their 
records, they are doing amazingly 
well In both efforts. 

The Dean's Office still blink- 
ing at the overwhelming schol- 
astic improvement in returned 
veterans generally, says this a- 
bout the married vets: 

"It Is impossible to tell whether 
the vast improvement In their 
grades would have taken place if 
they hadn't married, since the 
unmarried veterans' averages are 
way up too. The overall average 
of unmarried and married vets 
is about the same." 

Eph Turns Landlord 

Living accommodations for the 
veteran families which have been 
set aside by the college Include 
barracks apartments for 24 of 
them, Sage HaU Annex for flVe, 

Williams Hall Annex for three, 
two in the college-owned Spring 
Street house and one in the South 
Street house. The remaining thir- 
teen have found, either alone or 
with college aid, living quarteis 
outside the college-owned build- 

Professor and Assistant Dean 
Whitney S. Stoddard, who has 
served as Housing Co-ordlnator 
for both students and faculty, 
states that college Jurisdiction 
over the buildings where the stu- 
dents live has no more effect than 
it would If they lived somewhere 
else. "There are no unusual rules," 
he says, "Just so they don't tear 
the place up, or bum it or some- 

"The barracks, however, are not 
owned by the college, but by the 
Federal Housing Authority. This 
means only that students have 
signed contracts stating that they 
won't keep dogs, cats, etc. in the 
building. As far as I know, there 
haven't been any complaints about 
the government, either." 

For the Williams vets, the land- 
lord Is no sneprlng, mustache- 
twisting profiteer, but Mr. Charles 
D. Makepeace, College Treasurer. 


Score Deadlocked At Six-All 
Until Midway In Final Pel-iod 

Expect 400 Grads 

At Amherst Game 

Over 400 alumni are expected 
to attend the Amherst game on 
November 15, Alfred L. Jarvis, 
'39, Secretary of the Alumni 
Society has reported. There 
will be no scheduled alumni 
activities over the week end 
other than a reunion of mem- 
bes of the class of 1919 who 
have sons in college. 

The Saints and Betes are 
both holding closed dances for 
their returning alumni Satur- 
day night. The former will fea- 
ture Harry Hart's band while 
the latter will hold a record 
dance. Most of the houses are 
giving cocktail parties after the 
game, while a few are planning 
trustee and corporation meet- 

System Lacking In 
All College Clocks 

iSo One Able To Name 
Official Timekeeper 

by John Sheperdson '50 

There is no one person respon- 
sible for keeping the Lasell Gym 
clock, the so-called "official" clock, 
and the campus bell system in 
time with each other, according 
to the Record reporter investi- 
gating the notable lack of syn- 
chronization between the various 
campus clocks and bells. 

Neither the Dean's office nor 
College Treasurer, Charles D. 
Makepeace, was able to name the 
official timekeeper of Williams. 
Astronomy Professor Theodore G. 
Mehlin. however, disclosed that 
the "official" campus time is kept 
by a master clock in the chem 
lab. Professor Mehlin also per- 
sonally sees to it that the giant 
Lasell Gymnasium clock varies 
no more than a few seconds per 

Gym Clock Accurate 

Professor Mehlin stated that 
his clock, corrected each day by 
time signals sent out by the Bu- 
reau of Standards over short wave 
radio, has not varied more than 
six seconds a day for the past 
five years. 

See CLOCKS, page 4 

In 55 Yard Tally 

Both Attacks Hindered 
By Wind, Rain, Mud 

by Russ Frost 

In the greatest sea battle since 
the Philippines, Williams "cros- 
sed the T" on Wesleyan only to 
have the Red and White slip out 
with a flank attack in the closing 
period of the battle and retire 
with a narrow victory. 

Upsetting pre-game predictions 
Williams gave Wesleyan the scare 
of the year holding them to a 
six-all deadlock until the last 
quarter, finally yeilding by a sin- 
gle touchdown, 12-6. 

There may have been wetter 
fields and a harder, more 
driving rain somewhere in foot- 
ball history, but no one who saw 
the game at Andrus Field Satur- 
day could remember when. Along 
the Wesleyan rooters' stand, a 
player on the bottom of a pile-up 
was literally in danger of drown- 
ing. One Williams player, 
Detmer, asked for a substitution 
late in the game because he could- 
n't see through the mud in his 

Williams opened the game with 
Ed Quinlan, Dick Wliitney. Stu 
Duffleld. and Pat Higgins in tlic 
backfleld. Through the first quar- 
ter they foiiBht Wesleyan to a 
standstill, looking impressive on 
the offense as the backs sliced 
through the Redbird line for 
substantial gains. The slippery 
pigskin was the hardest obstacle 
to overcome and possession shift- 
ed frequently. 

Wesleyan Scores In Second 

With the strong, rain-laden 
gale at their backs. Wesleyan 
managed to gain on the puntini; 
and went into the second quarter 
holding the ball on the Williams 
See FOOTBALL, page 3 

Paragraphs In N.i'ws 

In ceremonies to be held at 
noon Sunday, Kappa Alpha will 
dedicate a plaque to twelve mem- 
bers of the fraternity who were 
killed in World War II. President 
James P.' Baxter and Rev. Grant 
Noble, college chaplain, are sched- 
uled to speak. 

A letter from Hamilton B. 
Wood, '10, was received this week 
by the RECORD In which Mr. 
Wood criticized several under- 
graduates whom he saw leaving 
the Union game with their dates 
before the traditional singing of 
"The Mountains" was completed. 
He claimed that the students were 
"gaping" at "those of us who 
believe that in victory or defeat 
we can sing an Alma Mater song." 

Tomorrow magazine has be- 
gun its second annual college 
writers' short story contest, of- 
fering a first prize of $S0O and a 
second place award of $250 to 
the writers of the best entries. 
All entries will be considered for 
publication. Competition will be 
open until December 31, 1947, to 
all undergraduates college stud- 
See FARAQRAPHS, page 4 

Graduate Aid 
Blanks Arrive 

Pepsi - Cola Fellowship 
Pays Tuition, $ 7.i0 

Associate Dean Albert Keep 
has received application blan'.-.s 
for seniors wlio wish to apply for 
the Pepsi-Cola Graduate Fellow- 
ships, paying full tuition and 
$750 per year for three years. 

With the ultimate purpose of 
aiding needy students of except- 
ional character and talent to car- 
ry on advance research, fellow- 
ships will be awarded to the six 
most promising applicants from 
colleges in the northeastern sec- 
tion of the country. 
Examine Records And Recom- 

Winners will be selected on the 
basis of their promise of out- 
standing achievement in later 
life as evidenced by their under- 
graduate records and recommen- 
dations by two professors as to 
character, personality, and qual- 
ities of leadership. 

Applicants will be screened 
first by Dean Keep and then by a 
regional committee of college pro- 
fessors, after which the eighteen 
most promising candidates from 
the northeastern section will be 
whittled down to six winners by 
a national selection committee. 

The fellowships may be used 
in any field of study at any ac- 
credited graduate school In the 
United States or Canada. 

January 1 Is the deadline for all 
applications so Interested seniors 
Bhoud see Dean Keep now. 




North Adorns, Massachusetts Wllllomstown, Massachusetts 

"Entered as second-class motter November 27, 1944, at the post office at 
North Adams, Massachusetts, under the Act of March 3, 1 879." Printed by 
Miller, Lamb and Hunter, Inc., North Adams, Massachusetts. Published 
Wednesday and Saturday during the college year. Subscription price $5.00 
per year. Record Office, Jesup Hall,, Willlamstown, Telephone 72. 


J. DAVID MAIER, '48 Editor-in-Chief 

R. RHETT AUSTELL, JR., '48 .". ;.. Managing Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 Sports Editor 

CHARLES H. KLENSCH, '48 Copy Editor 

ROBERT A. RUPEN, '48 News Editor 

JOSIAH T. S. HORTON. '48 Senior Associate Editor 

BEN B. FOSTER, II, '48 Office Manager 


Jriggs Bough, '48 H. Russell Plott, '48 

Charles R. Fetter, '48 John H. Schofer, '48 

Petei- M. Thexton, '48 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Co-Advertising Managers Edward L. Stockhouse, '50 

Thomas B. Heoly Jr., '50 

Circulotion Manager - Dudley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulation Monoger Oren T. Pollock, '49 


R.X Klopman, '49 T. H. Lichtenfels, '50 J. S. Prescott, '50 

P. CNGroney, '49 M. J. Murroy, '50 B. M. Sopiro, '48 

R. A. LeCount, '49 J. M. Reid, '49 A. R. Shoy, '50 

X R, B. Stoliworth, '48 


rt Editor ?:. Sheldon N. Ripley, '48 

fcrtoonist jV.«, Bernard J. Feich, '48 

— \r f— ^ — 

VOL.^1 NOVEMBER 12, 1947 12 

^^r ^^ -" 

'"••Pay Up! !> 

The front gage interview with Horton H. Kellogg, head of the 
SAC, presents many of the arguments which can be given in sup- 
port of the UC tax.\It also "earnestly urges" undergarduates to 
pay their tax. The RECQRD would liketp suggest that the Under- 
graduate Council take more firm steps kk assure payment than 
those implied by the pleadingJtone of the interview. We feet that 
any student who has not paid hfs tax by December 1, 1947 should 
be barred from participation in any extra-curricijlar activity. This 
includes sports as well as the non-athletic org^izations. 

There seems to be some questioij.-'t?n campus, especially 
among certain members of the facultjC as to whether extra^pur- 
ricular activities have any value, or at least enough value xp 
compensate for the loss of study time. Kellogg's arguments arc 
all good, but we feel that they are not complete. 
Education Of Jesup 

The acquisition of knowledge through the classroom is of 
prime importance in a college education, but the education of 
Jesup Hall and Cole Field should not be neglected. There is the 
knowledge gained from lectures, concerts, and plays; there is 
the skill and body coordination gained from athletics. There is 
^"education for life" in both types of activities which is not pre- 
sent in the classroom, namely practical experience in dealing with 
individuals and situations. 

The average student does not spend his whole day studying, 
and even if the daily assignments were increased, we still doubt 
if the time allotted to homework would materially increase. Most 
undergraduates have their "goof-off", time, whether or not it is 
consciously planned and alloted for. These extra-curricular acti- 
vities provide a type of relaxation from study which, in the long 
run, should be more valuable than an afternoon of poker, or a 
weekend at Vassar. 

Open To All 

Although the maximum value of these extra-curricular activ- 
ities is in actual participation, every student and faculty member 
stands to gain from them. Lectures, concerts, and plays are open 
to all. 

These activities, especially the non-profit ones, supplement 
the classroom education. Lectures are often valuable in political 
science and economics courses; plays fit in with the English cours- 
es, and concerts supplement music classes. But it is the "rounding- 
out" effect of these activities which contribute the most to a liberal 
arts education. For the science majors, it is a chance to gain 
knowledge of other subjects which their schedules prohibit them 
from gaining through the class room. 

If the value of these activities may therefore be assumed, 
then it follows that they should be backed by the undergraduates. 
There is no official way by which the UC may enforce a sanction 
on those who refuse to pay, except through those organizations 
over which it has jurisdiction. Pressure, therefore, should be put 
on all social unit members, all members of extra-curricular activ- 
ities, and all other^ over whom the UC has any conceivable jur- 
isdiction, to assure complete support of the tax. The RECORD 
feels that its proposal would "be a step in the proper direction. 


game. London, in their opinion, 
contained all life that mattered; 
the country was where one sent 
oilk's wile as a punishment for 
insubordination. To the less un- 
regenerate part of the audience, 
the play offered a more romantic 
pair of lovers, Almwell and Dor- 
inda, the latter a young lady 
brought up in the coimtry with- 
out any notlcable sacrifice of her 
manners or gentility. Further- 
more, the denouement was pleas- 
ant, and kindly, and relatively 

To the audiences expected at 
Adams Memorial Theatre tomor- 
row night and the two nights fol- 
lowing, The Beaux' Stratagem 
should be more entertaining than 
any other play of its period. Far- 
quhar's tone has less malice than 
Wyoherley's, more zest and vital 
|eeUn« than Congreve's. 

Outers - 

returned to Williams in the early 
hours of the dawn, arriving here 
at three a.m., in order to make 
the Wesleyan game Saturday af- 

Play Readily Followed 

The intrigue of Almwell and 
Archer, though complicated by 
some mysterious goings-on in- 
volving the highwaymen and such, 
can be followed more readily than 
the plots of most Restoration com- 
edies, and the opportunities for 
handsome costuming and staging 
are sure to be ably exploited. Most 
important of all, there are ten or 
a dozen excellent acting rolls. 
Farquhar seems to have written 
almost every part as if he in- 
tended to play It himself, and 
the result Is an unusual richness 
of witty lines and amusingly 
conceived situations. 

An open leliter to the student body; 

There seems to be a strong feeling among the students tbat a new 
and different type of c(^ege magazine is needed on the Williams 
campus. This sentiment Indicates that the Purple Cow can not sup- 
ply an outlet for aU the types of serious writing which we beMeve 
exist at Williams. Although the Cow includes some types of serious 
writing, such as short stories. It does not have room for things like 
book reviews, critical essays and articles of opinion on controversial 
subjects both local and national. This Is wherein the need for a new 
magazine lies. 

The magazine, then, would be one of opinion, but one which 
would also print serious fiction, poetry, plays, and art work (i.e., draw- 
ings and illustrations) . We- realize this arrangement would lead to 
an overlapping between the two magazines — both would include ser- 
ious Action and poetry. We feel, however, that a cut-throat rivalry 
would not result since both boards would work together to decide 
whether certain of the manuscripts would be best suited to the Cpw 
or the new magazine. The presence of a few men on the staffs of both 
magazines would Insure a minumum of rivalry and overlapping, and 
a maximum of cooperation between the two publications. 
Gnterprise Open To Everyone 

We want to stress the fact that this enterprise Is open to every- 
one on campus who is interested in writing, drawing, editorial work, 
or in the business angle. If you have an article written on any subject, 
a particular gripe, or a strong opinion on some controversy, write 
down your Ideas and put them in the box marked '.'New Magazine" 
Just inside Jesup Hall. If you are interested in the editorial, business 
or art staffs, either leave your name, address, and phone number in 
this same box, or speak to one of the undersigned. 

The magazine Is to be published once a semester which affords 
ample time for editing and re-writing by the authors themselves. 
At present we are planning to put out one issue at the end of this 

Compete Requested 

Although a small group of students have, at an Informal gather- 
ing, taken the Initiative in starting things, all decisions about the 
staff, title, format, etc. will not be made until all those Interested 
have indicated their desire to be a part of the new magazine. 

Dave Pynchon 
Hal Santee 
Burt Saplro 
Steve Sondhelm 
Lou Tupler 

Paul Barstow 
Terry Bender 
Russell Bourne 
Robert Oleckner 
Ben Newmark 

Cum Grano Salis 

by Josiah T. 8. Horton 

In Professor Roberts' excellent article which appeared in this 
hapless space last week, an appeal was made for the addition of a 
drama major to the Williams curriculum. It is my fervent hope that 
in the event that any action Is taken upon this suggestion, some far- 
sighted member of the Board of Trustees will recommend also a 
course or two In Invective and Slander. 

Great as may be the need for a drama major, the lapld pace of 
our present-day civilization requires, nay demands, that a man seek- 
ing a complete liberal arts education be given the opportunity of 
earning a degree of MFA (Master of Feculent Abuse). 

In conjunction with my coming campaign for such a course, I 
have prepared a short but unsurpassed text which may be employed 
with inestimable advantage by the instructor and student. How about 
a peek at the first chapter? 


"There are more than two thousand six hundred twenty-flve 
equally abusive methods of saying, 'You stink!'," says Professor 
Delilah Klaxon in his excellent book "Two Thousand Six Htmdred 
Twenty-Five Equally Abusive Methods of Saying, 'You Stink!." The 
nasty letter is one of the most useful Implements in engaging in 
this virile sport. 

The nasty letter often has a sincere m^itive, but a successfully nasty 
epistle must hide this motive completely in a shroud of well-chosen 
and near-Ilbelous abusive invective. The nasty letter is not intended 
to offer Information. Its purpose is a dual one — to give the writer 
a goose In the ego, and to give the reader an excuse for taking a 
good stiff dose of nausea-preventative. 

The MFA degree gives one the right to attack with gay abandon 
any error in fact or Judgement made by a periodical. For this reason 
publications are the recipients of most letters of the nasty category. 

Let us examine two examples taken from the communications 
section of a nationally-read periodical. 

Dear Sir, 

I must disagree with the article by Famsworth Sludge in the 
latest issue of your magazine. As an expert on the subject of frac- 
tional distillation in the process of painless childbirth, I found several 
errors In fact within the article. 

(Signed) Constant Reader 

Dear deadheads. 

What sort of lousy rag do you fellows pretend to publish In that 
chromium-plated cesspool you call an office? Answer me one thing: 
are ail the worms in your grasping employ suffering from the final 
stages of some dread disease, or do you hire a couple of bum hop- 
heads to turn out the swill you feed us? '>0f-\ 

You hit a new low in this last issue with your article by Fams- 
worth Sludge. Answer me this: by what right did you publish this 
second article which had for a subject the same subject which was 
the subject of aiiother article two issues ago by my friend Abe Schmoe? 
Did you think Schmoe was unfair? Did you think at all? An article 
is still an article whether it is written in blank verse or not. 

Furthermore, this Sludge article is definitely biased. I happen 
to know that Famsworth Sludge hates children! What sort of man 
is that to have writing about childblii;h? He doesn't even make men- 
tion of my contrlbfjtion to fractional distillation— which occupied 
several paragraphs in Schmoe's epic work. 

I think you guys are «11 nuts. If '^ you can't think of anything 
better than this to print, you should fold up. Sludge doesn't agree 
with anyone I have talked with on this subject. I think you all suffer 
from cranial constipation. ' ->. 

(signed) Disgruntled Writer 

No comparison can be made between the letters. One Is dull, 
drab, and ineffective. The other Is a masterpiece of civilized and 
tasteful abusive writing. Truly the writer of the second letter has 
earned his MFA, and can be proud in his position above gentlemen of 
lesser learning. 

The need for such a course is Increttslngly urgent at Williams. 
The present condition of the RE^CORD requires that many letters be 
written. We must certainly maihtaln a certain standard of writing 
which will distinguish us from so many uncouth papers in wtUch 
only the dull first type of letter a^jears. ' { 


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Soc^ert^ts Wesleyan; Food)ap:(%e<nn Rain 

Soccer Team 
In 2 ■ 1 Upset 
Over Wesmen 

Kiiiii, Mud, Wind Hurt 

Vi , sleyan's Long Passing 

Epii Halfbacks Excel 

Chances Good For 
Li I lie Three Title 

Sii:iih'8 Goal Clinches 
Win In Third Period 





by WaUy Stern 

I y Smith's long blast in the 
period provided the margin 
lory as the Williams soccer 
downed an overconfident 
van aggregation by a 2-1 
;;, ai Mlddletown last Saturday. 
>:nilh's shot, which went 
\' :,.,i:h the goalie's legs, gave 
ih. Purples a victory over the 
ii I. favored Wesleyan team. 
11/ Cardinals, defending Little 
I <i<c Champions, boasted such 
s:i (uiies as a 3-2 decision over a 
.,ii,iiiK Dartmouth team, and a 
i;^ II win over Worcester Poly. 
11 11' Ephmen. once again playing 
with a revised Une-up, turned la 
what Coach "Uncle Ed" Bullock 
I, lined "their best game of the 
.\('iu ." In toppling the favorites. 
Water Soaked Field 

I he game was played In a heavy 
iaiii on a water-soaked field. 
Willie Williams adapted its play 
lo the weather, using short pas- 
sis and shooting whenever they 
Rcitlhe chance. Wesleyan tried 
to use "dry-weather" tactics, and 
just couldn't click. The short pas- 
.sos of the forward line and half- 
backs, and the long accurate 
Galley 7 

kick.s of the fullbacks, enabled the 
Epiimen to generally outplay the 

^^'Illlams took the lead quickly, as 
I'lank Donnelly drove in a long 
shot, with scarcely two minutes of 
play elapsed. Donnelly was shift- 
ed to inside-right in a forward 
line shake-up that saw Larry 
.Smith return to action at center- 
fnward. with Barry Emmcrt 
moving to outside-right, re- 
pl.King Donnelly. There was no 
more scoring in the first half, and 
ihi second period ended with Wil- 
li im.s enjoying a 1-0 lead. 
Smith Scores 

Shortly after the third period 
"ifiied. Larry Smith put in the 
I hiirher. He blasted a shot at the 
Ciidinal goal from far out. The 
Wns goalie got in front of the 
slippery ball, but could not hold 
it Thus. Williams went ahead 
Wisleyan came back later in the 

0. and that was the ball game, 
lurd period to score one goal. 

It never could succeed in tying 
■'■'• score. They were awarded an 
i (llicct free kick from within 

iring range, and managed to 
' I the ball Into the nets, but 
' f .score was nullified because of 

tiile infraction. Although Wes- 
' -in threatened in the fourth 
' arier. they could not score, and 
iif nnal whistle blew with Wil- 

ns ahead, 2-1. 

! lie whole half-back line play- 
i'l .1 fine game, with Emmy Brown 
■'' center-half, again standing 
"t The play and especially the 
Pis.sing of the forward line was 
'!so exceptionally good, conslder- 
"iK the heavy, wet ball and raln- 
soiiked field. "Bump" Hadley and 
'"try Page, at fullbacks, consls- 
li'itly got off long accurate kicks, 
fining a remarkable Job In view 
of the slippery ball. 
Williams will meet Amherst next 
Saturday on Cole Field, In quest 
of the utUe lliree Champlon- 

Phi Delts Win 
Clubmen Lose 

Garfield Club, Phi Belts 
Lead Their Leagues 

Upsets highlighted last week's 
intramural tilts, as the AD pow- 
erhouse went down twice and the 
Clubmen were nosed out by Del- 
ta Phi, 6-0. Only in the Phi Delt 
league did everything proceed ac- 
cording to the dope-sheet. 

The AD'S went in to their game 
with Theta Delt on November 4 
with ^ 4-0 record behind them, 
and for a while It appeared that 
the Theta Delt contest would 
make It 5-0, as the AD's quickly 
pushed across a tally. But then 
George Prltchard. sophomore, lui- 
llmbered his pitching arm and 
loosed a passing attack that bur- 
led the Alpha Delts, Twice he 
found men in the end zone and 
connected for TD's. Paul Mort 
added * safety, to finish ofl the 
disillusioned AD's 14-6. 
Clubmtn Lose 

Still feeling the effects of this 
trimming, the AD's came up a- 
galnst the Oarfleld Club aggre- 
gation. The AD's never got start- 
ed, as the. Clubmen, led by 
Qeorge Dltmar, Bob Weintraub. 
Bob Lesser, and Bob Griffin, in- 
tercepted and passed their way to 
a 21-0 triumph. 

The Clubmen didn't have such 
an easy time earlier in the week, 
when they tangled with Delta Phi. 
An Intercepted Club aerial was 
passed to a D'Phi encamped be- 
hind the Garfield safety-man. 
dropping the Club from the ranks 
of the unbeaten, 6-0. 

6 Wins For Phi DelU 

In the other league, the Phi 
Delts ran their string of wins lo 
six. submerging the Zetes 42-0, 
Using half their house as re- 
serves, the Phi Delts employed 
their usual tactics of pass inter- 
ceptions and tricky aerials to take 
the ball game. The Phi Delt-Beta 
Theta PI contest, which would 
have decided the league champ- 
ionship, was postponed. 

The Kaps opened .slowly in 
their match with the Saints, and 
at halftime the two teams were 
stalemated in a scoreless tie. But 
in the second period Filley Inter- 
cepted a pass and snaked his way 
through the entire Saint squad 
to tally. A pass to Baker in the 
end zone gave the Kaps another 
six points, and they came out on 
top, 12-6. 

The Betes remained undefeated 
as they downed the Chi Psl's eith- 
er 18-6 or 30-6, depending on 
whether the Chi Psl or Bete news 
bureau is used. 

Union Crusted 
By Undefeated 
Frosh Eleven 

Fiske, Be Lisser, Fargo 
Register Touchdowns 
In 21-0 Shellacking 

by Steve Blaschke 

Neither driving rain, nor mud, 
nor Union were able to stop Harv 
Potter's freshmen last Saturday, 
as they fought Mother Nature and 
the opposition. They emerged with 
a 21-0 victory and an undefeated 
season. Thus the first Potter- 
coached team also produces the 
first perfect season in freshman 
football since a promising 1940 
team won four and ended Its 
season by tying Amherst. 

Almost torrential rain and a 
flooded field greeted the kick-off 
at Schenectady, but this obviously 
did not faze the Ephmen, who 
were touchdown-bound as soon as 
they got their hands on the ball, 
A pair of off-tackle slants car- 
ried them deep in to Union ter- 
ritory and from there Bill Sperry 
spun his way to the ten on a 
quarterback sneak. This was all 
"Whlt " Plske needed because two 
plays later he raced off-tackle for 
his seventh TD of the season. Cap- 
tain Mierzejewski split the up- 
rights and Williams led 7-0. 
Sperry Scores 
The rest of the first half saw 
Pete Fisher's punting keep Un- 
ion's back to the wall after Pete 
DeLlsser had slithered and hip- 
ped his way 65 yards to a touch- 
down, which was nullified on an 
out of bounds penalty. The sec- 
ond half wasonlyminutesoldwhen 
Pete Fisher's power sparked a 55 
yard drive which little Bill Sperry 
culminated by sneaking over from 
the one. 

At this point Pete DeLlsser and 
his second team picked up where 
their predecessors had left off by 
driving Union back to its own 
thirty. DeLlsser Immediately 
scooted the remaining thirty 
yards around end for a touchdown 
only to have another penalty wipe 
it out. He repeated this perform- 
ance two plays later but unforfuii- 
ately so did the referee, and not 
until the next play, a beautiful 20 
yard endrun, could Pete finally 
make the touchdown stick. Mier- 
zejewski made It three for three 
and it was 21-0. 

Again It was the defensive play 
of the line which can't be praised 
enough. The ends boxed the play 
in perfectly and time and again 
Fargo. Blanchl or Mierzejewski 
broke through to spill some hap- 
less Unlonlte for a big loss. 

Have you seen the new PIC ? 

You should . . . it's the best buy 
in magazines for college men. <>% 

Sports ... Careers ... Apparel ... Fiction . 

PIC'S Williams Kepresentaiive: unarue Klensch 

Eph Hoopmen 
Practice* For 
Court Season 

Rutgers And Fordham 
Appear On Schedule 
Play RPI Nov. 27 

Rutgers and Fordham appear 
on the Williams basketball sched- 
ule this year, among such hold- 
over^' as Wesleyan, Amherst, 
Trinity, RPI, Union, Mlddlebm-y, 
Vermont, St. Michaels and Army, 
according to the information re- 
leased by the athletic office last 

In preparation for this active 
court season, which starts pre- 
maturely with a scrimmage a- 
galnst RPI November 27, more 
than twenty-five Ephmen an- 
swered the call for practice last 

Brownell Runs Practice 

Among that number were many 
standbys from the 1946-47 squad, 
including Captain Bob Brownell, 
who is In charge of the practice 
sessions until Dale Burnett has 
completed his football chores. 
George Ditmar. Jack Mason. Bob 
Johnston, Roy McWhinney and 
Bill Kaufman are other holdovers 
from last year. 

Missing from last year's team 
are such standouts as Jay Quin- 
tana. little sparkplug of the var- 
sity five, who is now attending 
Wagner College in Long Island, 
and Andy Knox, highscoring for- 
ward, who has graduated. 

Aspiring to fill the vacancies on 
the varsity are a host of promis- 
ing men up from JV and fresh- 
men squads. From last season's 
frosh are Jack Wideman. George 
Bush. Bill Ward. Kim Whitney. 
Art Singer. Jack Heendy and 
Chris Acker, Stan Roller, Bert 
Dean, Bob Weintraub, Bob Stan- 
ley and Ralph Mason. 

Frosh Soccer 
Triumphs 2-0 

Springfield, Wesleyan 
Bow, JV's, Win Again 

The Williams Prehmen and 
Jayvee soccer teams chalked up 
impressive 2-0 victories over 
Springfield and Wesleyan respec- 
tively over the past week. The 
scoring for both teams was done 
by one man on each club. 

In the freshman game, played 
at Springfield last Saturday, Cap- 
tain Tom Manning put the crush 
on a strong Springfield outfit by 
scoring two goals in the first 
period, a lead which the team was 
able to make stick by holding the 
home team scoreless throughout 
the game. 

Victory Impressive 

The victory was impressive in 
that the Springfield club was un- 
beaten up to game time. They 
had had only one goal scored a- 
gainst them all 'season. 

As was the case with almost all 
other athletic contests run off 
in the East on Saturday, the game 
was played in a high wind and a 
driving rain. 

Burke Gets Two 

In the Jayvee game, played on 
Cole Field last Thursday, Bill 
Burke registered the only two 
goals of the game to give the Jun- 
ior edition its second win in three 

The game was evenly matched 
most of the way, with both sides 
playing agressive ball. The Eph 
juniors missed several scoring op- 
portunities before Burke broke the 
ice midway through the second 
period. He scored the only other 
goal of the day in the third per- 
iod after a pile-up in front of the 
Cardinal goal. 

The Jayvees will play their final 
game of the season against the 
Amherst Jayvees next Thursday, 
at Amherst. 

Camii^als Win 
Close C»iite8t 
On Wet Fi 

Continued from page 1 

25 yard line. 

Then after two imsuccessful 
thrusts at the stalwart Purple 
line, speedy Bill Brooks, a 9.8 man 
in the 100. picked his way nimbly 
around his own right end for 25 
yards and the first touchdown of 
the game. Quarterback Bill Nel- 
son, ace at the nearly extinct 
drop-kick, went in to convert; 
but the Cardinals pulled a sneak 
run instead, which failed. 
Higgins Scores For Purple 

John Glancy, Williams tackle, 
kicked off into' the wind to open 
the second half. Wesleyan could- 
n't get anywhere with the ball and 
Williams took over on their own 
45 yard line. Suddenly Pat Hig- 
gins thrilled the Purple rooters 
by outrunning the defensive end 
to the left and turning upfield 
along the side lines for the long- 
est run of the day, 55 yards, and 
the tying touchdown. 

Trying for the all-Important 
extra point, Glancy tried to kick 
from a slight angle to compen- 
sate for the wind, but it was 

With certain tie and possible 
defeat staring at them, Wesleyan 
showed that their 16-game win- 
ning streak wasn't luck. On the 
punt exchanges they b^gan to 
gain ground irresistibly, even af- 
ter the start of the last stanza 
with the gale in their faces. 
Then from about the Williams 
20. Bob McBride of Wesleyan took 
the ball on an end around play 
to the right and scored standing 
up to break the deadlock. Once 
again they failed to rim the ex- 
tra point and It was still po^ible 
for a Williams victory. 



The Story of 
Ralph Rhudy 

At General Electric, Ralph Rhudy 
wi 11 tell you , the ABC's arc not so simple. 

They're the letters designating the 
intensive Advanced Engineering Pro- 
gram courses by which the company 
provides young engineers with instruction on 
a graduate level. 

Ralph, a graduate of the University of 
Tennessee and a veteran with 3H years' serv- 
ice, has completed G.E.'s "A" Course and 
has been selected for the electromechanical 
"B" Course. As a "B" student he will study 
ever more deeply the problems of such fields 
of interest as vector analysis, thermodynam- 
ics, mechanics, and fluid flow. 

While he studies, Ralph is concerned with 
another, larger problem: to find the phase of 
engineering in which he wants to si'ie'cialize. 
He has been helped in making this decision 
by his participation in the company's Rotat- 
ing Engineering Program — especially set up 
to enable veterans to "rotate" through a 
variety of assignments. 

Ralph feels sure that this practical work, 
plus his studies, is giving him the best pos- 
sible background for his engineering career. 
* For your copy of "Careers in the Elec- 
trical Industry," *rrite to Dept. 237-6, 
General Electric Co., Schenectady, N. Y. 

Working while ho itudiet at General El ictric, 
Ralph Rhudy has been assigned to design 
an actuator for the 50 MEV Betatron. 

In tfttt Navy he was Engineer Officer on the 
U.S.S. Charles J. Ktmmel, saw action In the 
Initial Invasion of Luzon. 



For whatever i^s worth we^d like you to know we are behind you, all 8000 of us. Add to that 
the undergraduates and you have a lot of reserves. W? like your spirit! The combination of 
reserves plus spirit will heat Amherst. - / ' .f - 


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Men's Field Hockey 
Planned Satur'day 

Westchester Club Will 
Stage Demonstration 

A. field hockey demonstration 
will be staged this Saturday by the 
Westchester Field Hockey Club 
and a combination from the Saint 
Anthony and Zeta Psl houses on 
Cole Field at 10:30 a.m. 

Sponsors of the match are H. 
K. Greer, '22, and Lanny Buck '24, 
two former American Olympic 
players. Other members of the 
team include other Williams alun- 
ni; two former members of the 
Dutch National Team; the great 
American star, Kurt Orban. The 
game will be umpired by Bill Hoyt 
'23, former Williams baseball cap- 

First Game In 1928 

Men's Field Hockey, as played 
today, was started by a group in 
Westchester County, sparked 
chiefly by graduates of Williams. 
This took place in 1928. In 1930 
the Field Hockey Association of 
America was organized and the 
Association put teams in the Olp- 
mpic games of 1932 at Los An- 
geles and in 1936 at Berlin. There 
were five Williams men on the 
1932 team and two on the 1936 
team. Steps are now being taken 
to organize a team tor the 1948 
Olympics to be held in London. 


"Occasionly the clock will stop," 
he said, "or someone will Jar the 
mechanism while winding the 
clock, but other than that no ap- 
preciable deviation occurs." 

The master timepiece which 
times class periods receives no 
such attention, stated Professor 
James R. Curry, Chairman of the 
Chemistry Department, in whose 
office the clock may be found. 
Professor Curry Too Busy 

Too busy to correct it each day 
himself. Professor Curry said that 
he hinders no one else from tend- 
ing the clock and anyone is wel- 
come to take it out of his office 
if he wants the job. 

The clock mechanism, which 
includes a perforated tape re- 
presenting one week's supply of 
class alarms, is electrically run. 
The tape passes through one revo- 
lution per week so that as a hole 
approaches a point between two 
electrical connections, a circuit is 
closed, ringing bells in every class- 
room building. 

Untended since Summer Term 

After the death in 1945 of Pro- 
fessor John F. King, a clock hob- 
byist, who transferred the master 
clock from Morgint Hall to the 
Chem Lab more than twenty years 
ago. ■ the lab carpenter, Adam 
Eickert, religiously checked the 
clock each day against radio 
time. Eickert, however, because of 
family illness, was forced to leave 
his job at the college early in 

At the present time, when no- 
tified of a deviation in"offlcial' 
time, the Dean's office sends for 
a repairman from Albany to re- 
adjust the clock. 





Telephone 121 
Williamsfown, Mass. 

lege and Increased Its prestige 
abroad by producing in a most 
Incredltable manner a comedy of 
other days .... 

O'Neill, In commenting on the 
rehearsals he sat in on, was great- 
ly Impressed with the fact that 
"amateur American kids have de- 
veloped the eloquence of posture 
and speech" necessary for the 
drama's success. O'Neill felt that 
the play's style was the chief 
stumbling block, but that th<) 
cast had very successfully over- 
some that problem. 

O'Neill Lauds Show £Vl< 

Commending the drastic script 
cutting which has made for a 
brisk and entertaining version of 
Farquhar's lusty drama, O'Neill 
especially lauded the performan- 
ces of Erskine and Nan Ross in 
rehearsals. Observing the rapid 
improvement in the rehearsals 
during the last week, he was im- 
pressed with the work director 
David Bryant had done with the 
members of the cast who had had 
little previous acting experience. 

Heading the large cast, Erskine 
and Mann will play the parts of 
Archer and Aimwell, the names 
of the characters being very in- 
dicative of their nature. Nan Ross, 
wife of Professor Ross, is taking 
the part of Mrs. Sullen, while 
Audrey Barnes and Josephine 
Miser are playing Dorlnda and 
Cherry respectively. Bernard Felch 
48, has the part of Scrub, and 
Richard Schwab '48, Ralph Hor- 
ween '50, David Brown '51', James 
Dissell "49, Miller Barney '49, Bar- 
bara Closson and Helen Kelly, and 
H. B. Roll are cast in minor parts. 


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Tick Your Winners 

1. All slips must be turned into the store 
that run? the contest by 1 p.m., Saturday. 

2. In case of duplicate winners, the first 
slip with the top percentage will be re- 
garded as the winner. Merchants will please 
number slips according to time received, 

3. Only one entry is allowed per person 
per store. 

4. Slips must be presented in person witli 

name printed on slips. Winners will be 

announced in the next issue of tlie Record. 

Saturday, November 15 Games 

Kellogg — 

been for the past ten years, and 
since then many new organlaa- 
tlons have requested aid. This 
year the council is confronted by 
the applications of the Qlee Club 
and of Cap and Bells, two groups 
which in the past have been able 
to hold their own. 

"The education of a college 
man does not come only by the 
study of a required number of 
courses," reflected Ifellogg, "Ac- 
tive participation in such extra- 
curricular activities as are spon- 
sored by the SAC is Just as much 
a part of college life as are books. 
I earnestly urge all undergradu- 
ates to become active in some suAt 
phase of college life. It is onl^uy 
the Interest and work of every 
one that Williams will continue 
to be recognized among other fine 
educational institutions." 

Kellogg pointed *out that by 
sending in their money before 
November 22 undergraduates will 
make a saving of one dollar. Af- 
ter that date the tax levy is four 
dollars. / 

Paragraphs ^ - 

ents In the United States. Stories 
should not be over 6,000 words 
and should be typed with the 
phrase "College Contest" and the 
Writer's name, college and address 
on the manuscript and envelope. 
All entries, accompanied by a self- 
addressed, stamped envelope, and 
should be sent to: Tomorrow 
11 East 44th Street, New York 17. 
N. Y. 

Williams rates second to Yale 
in appeal to Amherst students 
of colleges other than Amherst, it 
was discovered in a poll taken by 
the Amherst Student last month. 
To the question: "Would you 
choose Amherst again?" 79* an- 
swered "yes". When asked which 
they would choose. If not Amherst, 
15* of those polled said Yale. lOSS 
chose Williams, and the remaining 
75» chose "scattered" colleges. 

Married Vets 

Landlord-tenant relationships 
are sometimes disagreeable." he 
says, "but ours are pleasant. As 
far as we know, the veteran /am- 
ines are very happy. We try to 
help them stay that way." 

WMS ■ . . 

every two weeks in a half-hou, 
progra^. Another half-hour on^e 
a week will be devoted to a pj,. 
gram of classical music, during 
which records that tie-in with 
pieces being studied In tlu music 
courses will be played. 

According to Morrill, wvis win 
first be heard only in tin- iiormi. 
torles. In approximate v two 
weeks, however, the varioi. soclm 
units and perhaps part 
Uamstown will be connc 
the new "Carrier Currei 
tem, which employs pow 
for transmitting purpose: 
experimentation will pro 
actual range of the static 


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No. 1.3 

Majority Vote For Joining 
IVafional Student Association 

Halt^K'd And Jafl'a 
piiiise Movement 


ilion Stressed, 
ijcctives Mapped 

V Ed Goulnlock 


Became one of the 


England colleges to 

biu'k ' 

iwly-foimed NSA when 

iht' ' 

tiillon was ratified by 

n vii!. 

458-121 last week. 


ihe students of Smith. 


the Harvard Divinity 


\e proceeded Williams 

u the Association In 

this ■ 

; Larry Jaffa, New Eng- 

mal chairman told the 

a telephone Interview 


! lulled By Jaffa 


ill Jaffa, a Harvard Dl- 


Mool student, hailed the 


of the referendum as 


example of the kind of 


in that Williams dele- 


te given at the confer- 


.\lount Holyoke this fall 


.Vi.sconsln last summer." 


M. Halsted '48, alter- 

nail' " 

liiims NSA representative, 


lis hope that the orsanl- 


prcsencc on campus would 


Williams students realize 

Ihl'll : 

lionslblllty as students in 


1 10 the society in which 

Ihov : 

... ■ 

News Letter 

ii;:.. further mentioned that 
Willi. nils petition to manage the 
NSA nmonnl publication and 
ri(.w> ii'iior had been wtU receiv- 
ed liy ihe Executive Committee. 
A dedmic decision will be made by 
till' minmlttee at a meeting in 
SpniiKficld this weekend. 

Hiilsiod, stressing the necessity 
of dill student cooperation in 
biiikini; Uip objectives of the NSA. 
aiiiKmiicpd that the Williams 
rhaiiKi will be formally organ- 

nici ' 



I a meeting next week. He 
Miat at least one man from 
■cial unit be present at this 
. preferably members of 
iiiiir class. 


' NSA is composed of college 

's organized on national re- 

and local levels. Non-poli- 

iiid non-sectarian, the or- 

liion aims to be all-inclu- 

' mompasslng all student 

111 this country. Williams 

See NSA, page 6 

''^^A Sponsors 
" Indent Meeting 

I i i Me Thrcc-Bowdoin 
1 -roups Confer Here 

Try outs Held For 
Debating ToMrnament 

The Adelphlc Union will hold 
tryouts for the New England De- 
bating Tournament to be held at 
the University of Vermont Decem- 
ber 12, 13, on Wednesday evening 
November 19 at 7:30 In Griffin 

About twenty colleges will par- 
ticipate in the program which 
includes a dance among the activ- 
ities. The topic will be: "Resolved, 
that a federal world government 
should be established." Any up- 
perclassmen Interested in partic- 
ipating should be present at the 
tryouts, prepared to make a three 
minute speech on either side of 
the question. 

Gass Lectures 
To Federalists 

Tells Eeonomic Aspect 
Of World Fe<leralion 

Pre-war < 

In Chapin Tonighl 

l^ToS Williams Gridmen Face 
Favored Amherst Today 

First In Concert Series 
For Williams Fund 

Assistant Economics Profes.sor 
David L. Gass attempted to crys- 
tallize the disjointed concepts of 
the economic aspects of world 
federation in a talk before thirty 
members of the Williams Student 
Federalists Monday night. 

As one of the local federalists 
put it after the meeting. "Now we 
know how to answer the cynics 
who us what material bene- 
fits could be gained by federation 
and about such fundamental ques- 
tions as the existence of tarrif 
barriers and immigration restric- 
tions in a world state." 
Emphasizes Political And Moral 

Professor Gass opened his 
.speech by emphasizing the impor- 
tance of the political and moral 
factors, because they are the ones 
that will force the eventual cre- 
ation of a world federal govern- 
ment. He added, however, that 
while .still keeping "first things 
first." it would be best to look 
ahead at some of the problems 
that will be encountered in the 
allocation of economic powers to 
this state. 

Material benefits would accrue 
from any organization capable of 
a.ssuring confidence In the main- 
tenance of world peace because 
See GASS. page 3 

The pre-war Williams Octet re- 
turns tonight to give a concert of 
college and musical comedy se- 
lections, for the benefit of the 
Williams Building and Endowment 
Fund, at 8:30 p.m. in Chapin Hall. 

This concert is the first of a 
series the 'group will give this 
winter in cities throughout the 
East and Middle West for the 
benefit of the Building and En- 
dowment Fund drive. 

Smith Only Undergraduate 

Of the pre-war Octet, baritone 
Lawrence C. Smith is the only 
member now in college. Theodore 
R. Stafford '43, who sings second 
bass, lives in Williamstown, and 
has a position with Radio Sta- 
tion WKOB In North Adams. 
The other members of the Octet 
will return to Williamstown for 
the concert. 

Warren G. Hunke '42, who or- 
ganized the group, will sing first 
tenoi ; C. Douglas Buck '44, first 
tenor; J. Howe Adams, IV, '44. 
.second tenor: George D. Law- 
rence '43. second tenor; Malcolm 
MacGruer '43. fir,st bass. Ken- 
neth MacDonald from Yale will 
fill in as eighth man, singing sec- 
ond bass. 

Helen Clayton Sings 

Helen Clayton, a soprano sing- 
ing with Robert Shaw Chorus, 
who sang with the Octet last 
spring, will accompany the Octet 
on its tour. Miss Clayton is un- 
able to join the group this week 
end because of a previously sched- 
uled concert. 

The Octet was organized at Wil- 
liams in 1940. It was the first 
student orp\nization to use the 
hew AMT after it opened that 
year. The group's first concert was 
given April 12. 1941. The first 
selection on tonight's program will 
be "The Adams Memorial Thea- 
tre. " which was the opening se- 
lection at that first concert. 

The Octet made its road debut 
in 1941 at the Ardsley Country 
Club at Ai-dsley-on-Hudson. Af- 
ter their successful opening con- 
certs, the Octet appeared at sev- 
eral girls' schools and colleges, 
and during the last spring vaca- 
tion before the War, traveled to 
Bermuda with the Williams Glee 
The program tonight will be sim- 
ilar to the one to be given on the 
tour. It will include: musical com- 
See OCTET, page 3 

Weston Toilets 
Still 'Disgrace^ 

College Has Made 
Minor Changes 

by Joseph F. Dorsey 

The College has made only min- 
or improvements in their effort 
to remedy the poor facilities in 
the Weston Field rest rooms, it 
was revealed in a Record inves- 
tigation this week. 

"Nothing has been done, ex- 
cept to clean up the rest rooms 
and to repaint the toilet seats," 
Tom Quinn, caretaker of Weston 
Field, said in an interview Wed- 

No Money 

"The rest rooms are obviously 
not modernistic," a college official 
stated, "but the college has more 
Important things to be done before 
they can make the expenditure 
required to install running water." 
Before this move could be made, 
he added, it would be necessary 
to install a heating system to 
keep the pipes from freezing. 

See WESTON FIELD, page 3 

Two Industry Scouts 
Schedule Interviews 

William O. Wyckoff, placement 
bureau director has announced 
the following schedule of men to 
interview seniors: Mr. G. A. Pen- 
dergast of Montgomery Ward, 
New York City, on Monday, Nov- 
ember 17; The Ford Motor Com- 
pany representative on Friday, 
November 21, one week later than 
orginally announced by the Rec- 

All senior placement bureau 
registrants will be Interviewed, 
but members of the class of 48-F 
will be given priority of job offers. 
Director Wyckoff will announce 
the dates on which other represen- 
tatives will be at the college. 

\' im Wiemer^ official in 
If.' ,dent Christian Movement 
If ' larters In Boston, will serve 
iser to a conference of the 
«n Associations of Bowdoln 
I lie Three Colleges to be 
i'le November 22-23. 
cp we will find out how 
>rganlzation solves mutual 
'IS, the conference will be 
' help," Edson Spencer '48, 
I Christian Movement re- 
lative on the WCA cabinet 
le Record. The correspond- 
ini: members of each cabinet will 
confer on mutual difficulties, and 


a p 

I! roup discussions on more 
fimclamental general Issues. 
Marriage, Rellfton Courses 

Tlie question of the possibility 
of courses in marriage and reli- 
gion and the scope of these pro- 
posed courses will be one of the 
principal topics discussed In the 
seneral session. Atao on the agen- 
da of the groupUlscusslons are 
topics about membership drives, 
"nances, maintaining member- 
ship, the position of "the Chrlst- 
■an" In the Christian Association, 
and the 'istlmulatlon of campus 

"We hope this will be the first 
See WCA. page 6 

College Attitude Praised 
By Most Vets And Wives 

Although most married veter- 
ans expressed only minor crit- 
icisms of the College adminis- 
tration of student^veteran's hous- 
ing, in a survey by the Record, 
there were several major com- 

Opposed to the majority who 
looked on the College as a co- 
operative landlord were those who 
felt that certain College policies 
have created much criticism and 
resentment. Major gripes are: 
Alleged over-pricing in the sale 
of second-hand refrigerators, 
failure to provide reasonable 
measures to keep water pipes 
from freezing during vacations, 
and "exhorbltant" famiture rent- 
al charges. 

Collece Refrigerator 'Profit' 

"Our relationship with the col- 
lege has been fine," said Giles 
Kelly '49. "Mr. Brown, who o- 
bllglngly obtained new window 
shades for us from the government 
and Mr. Mills, In charge of main- 
tenance, have been genuinely co- 
operative m all our dealings. But 
I think the college acted unfairly 
m charging veterans $175 for re- 
frigerators bought for less than 
$1S0 and in use for nearly two 
years by the Greylock couples." 

Helen Kelly praised the friendly 
treatment accorded veterans' 

wives and the pleasant reception 
given wives attending class by 
both faculty and students. 

Housing Better Than Most 

According to Ted Norton, Wil- 
liams has done a better job than 
other colleges. "Amherst uses coal 
stoves in Its housing projects, and 
Harvard students living in Devens 
Village must make a 76-mlle 
round trip every day. There are 
some specific gripes, but they 
would arise almost anywhere." 

General criticism was levelled 
at the Administration's uncoop- 
erative attitude last Christmas 
vacation. One veteran said, "The 
college was too lazy to shut off 
the water to keep our pipes from 
freezing. It did offer, however, to 
keep our apartments warm by 
refueling the kerosene stoves for 
$1 per day. Further, the College 
refused to take the simple action 
of draining the pipes. We ended 
by paying about nine dollars to 
have this job done, saving at 
least five dollars per couple." 
High Furniture Rent 

A furniture rental of $3.50 per 
month rankled most married stud- 
ents. This fee covers surplus gov- 
ernment property consisting of 
four straight chairs, a bureau, 
two Iron beds, and a hospital cot. 
See VET HOUSmo, page 3 

Library Shows 
Faculty Books 

Baxter, Schuman Works 
Features Of Display 

President Phinney P. Baxter's 
Pulitzer Prize-winning "Scientists 
Against Time" and Professor 
Frederick L. Schuman's "Soviet 
Politics at Home and Abroad" 
head the current Stetson Llbary 
display of faculty publications of 
the past year. 

Wide Subject Range 

Just to the left of the Library 
main lobby, are three cases con- 
taining twenty-seven of over fifty 
articles and books published by the 
faculty. The subject matter ex- 
tends from psychology Professor 
Arthur P. Jenness' Saturday Ev- 
ening Post article. "College Stu- 
dents Don't Need Wartime Speed- 
up", to "Improved Fixation in Vi- 
tally Stained Methylene Prepar- 
ation" by biology Professor Elbert 
C. Cole. 

Other articles typical of this 
range are. "The Art of Sir Thom- 
as Wyatt, " by English Professor 
H D. Smith. "The Political Econ- 
omy Major " by Vincent M. Bar- 
nett. associate professor of polit- 
ical science, and "The Effects of 
Strategic Bombing on the Ger- 
man War Economy" by associate 
economics professor Emlle De- 

"When looking at the display," 
said Librarian W. E. Wright '25 
"You must remember that Wil- 
liams College is a teaching insti- 
tltion and not a research univer- 
sity. The publications on display 
are an excellent representative 
sample of the type of material 
that the faculty produces." He 
added that it is remarkable that 
the faculty of a small New Eng- 
land college such as Williams 
produces such a wide range of 
current-Interest material each 
year. He urges everyone to see 
the display. 

A complete list of faculty and 
alumni publications will be print- 
ed in the next issue of the Wil- 
liams Alumni Review. 
No Lighting Improvements Yet 

At present the library is trying 
to contact an alumnus who is a. 
lighting engineer and have him 
install a new lighting system 
where needed. Until this can be 
See UBBARV, page 6 

Rudolph Pens 
History Piece 

Ex ^History Instructor 
Publishes Article 

Football Team 
For 61st Time 

Purples OutForFirst Win ; 
Year's Record Gives 
Amherst Slight Edge 

Coach Snively Sees 
Tough Tilt Ahead 

Ephs In Good Condition, 
Higgins Will Start 

by Russ Frost 

Prestige in historical circles 
came to former Williams instruct- 
nr, C. Frederick Rudolph, with the 
publication of his article on 
"Chinamen in Yankeedom" in the 
October issue of the American 
Historical Review: 

Admission as a contributor to 
this distingifl.shed org?n of The 
American Historical Association 
is recognition of exceptional abil- 
ity in the field of historical re- 
search and analysis, a' distinction 
carried still further by Mr. Ru- 
dolph since his paper was printed 
as the leading article. 

XIX Century Anti-Unionism 

It is. as his own sub-title indi- 
cates, a study of "Anti-Unionism 
in Massachu.setts in 1870". Mr. 
Rudolph has developed a hither- 
to inconspicious episode of labor 
unrest into an extremely interest- 
ing document. His journalistic 
flair keeps the study from becom- 
ing a mass of boring details, yet 
also prevents him from falling 
into broad generalizations. There 
is a rather strong subjective 
quality about it. but on the whole 
it is a fast-moving, concise pic- 
ture of the beginnings of labor 
strikes in a town well-known to 
students of Williams College — 
North Adams. 

This culminates seven years of 
intermittent research work on re- 
lated topics. A graduate. Class of 
'42. and later as an instructor 
here. Mr. Rudolph wrote several 
class papers during his sopho- 
more and junior years on Wash- 
ington Gladden. Williams alum- 
nus and author of the college 
hymn, "The Mountains". 

Keenly Interested in Gladden's 
advanced views on applied Christ- 
ianity, Mr. Rudolph chose as his 
honors thesis in American His- 
tory and Literature the life of 
Washington Gladden. In the pro- 
cess, much of Gladden's career in 
North Adams as pastor of the 
Congregational Church, 1866-71, 
was revealed against a back- 
ground of labor strife. It is 'rom 
this last that Mr. Rudolph has 
expanded his talent for detailed 

Attending Yale 

At present attending the Yale 
Graduate School. Mr. Rudolph 
was reportedly much embarrassed 
when announcement of his 
achievement was made publicly 
by his professor during a class 
session. Although a modest.shy- 
appearing young man, only 27, 
he had displayed much of the in- 
tellectual energy he possesses 
during his undergraduate days 
at Williams. 

He was a member of Gargoyle; 
See RUDOLPH, page 2 

Amherst alumnus Stanley 
Woodward, sports editor of the 
New York Herald Tribune who 
coined the phrase "Battle of the 
Bums" for last year's Williams- 
Amherst game, indicated that he 
did not think much of this years 
sixty-first renewal of the contest 
either, in a telephone interview 
with ihe Record early this week. 

"As far as I can see," he said, 
"neither team is any good, but 1 
feel sure that our boys will knock 
the stuffings out of Williams. " 

The two elevens will be striving 
to make up for their weak records 
going into the game. Both teams 
have lost to Wesleyan; lliere is 
no Little Three title at slake. Bui 
both teams would rather win this 
game than any other on the 
schedule, and they will both pour 
everything they have into the 
fray. '- 

Four and Three 

Amherst has the stronger rec- 
ord, although not a devestating 
one. at game time, boasting four 
wins against three defeats. The 
Jeffs started off strong, whipping 
Champlain 21-0. and Coast Guard 
13-0. In their third game. Adam 
Walsh's charges from Bowdoin 
gave the Jeffmen a tumble. 8-6. 

But Amherst bounced back into 
the win column for a Saturday, 
taking Colby 13-7. Then powerful 
Wesleyan chalked up a 20-0 vic- 
tory over the Jeffs. Tufts took the 
See REGULARS, page 4 

Christ'ns Back 
Jazz Concert 

Famous Kadio (iroup 
To Play Here Soon 

A "This Is Jazz " concert, spon- 
sored by the Williams Christian 
Association, will soon be present- 
ed, the proceeds of which will 
go to the Chest Fund Drive. WCA 
president Chuck Schmidt an- 
nounced this week. 

This will be the first jazz re- 
cital given at Williams college 
since Charlie Ventura's hot jazz 
combo played for the spring '47 

"This Is Jazz" originated as a 
Mutual network coast-to-coast 
radio series, directed by Rudi 
Blesh. nationally-famous jazz 
critic and jazz columnist for the 
New York Herald Tribune. The 
program which boasts the nation's 
top jazz artists and a high hoop- 
er-rating, is launching a nation 
wide personal appearance tour. 
Talented Musicians Included 

Charles Schmidt '48, WCA pres- 
ident, said in regard to the com- 
ing jazz con^iert: "It's a great 
idea and the group of musicians is 
great!" Included among the per- 
formers on the "This Is Jazz" 
radio series are: Wljd BUI Davi- 
son, Marty Marsala, Sidney Be- 
chet, Edmund Hall, James Archy, 
Danny Barker, James P. Johnson, 
Ralph Sutton, Willy The Lion, Art 
■ See JAZZ, pt«e 6 


,j:tr« lajiii^i l^eot^ 

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Wllllomstown, Mossochusetts 

"Entered os second-class matter November 27, 1944, at the post office ot 
North Adams, Massachusetts, under the Act of Morch 3, 1879." Printed by 
Miller, Lomb and Hunter, Inc., North Adams, Mossachusetts. Published 
Wednesday and Saturday during the college year. Subscription price $5.00 
per year. Record Office, Jesup Hall,, Williomstown, Telephone 72. 


J. DAVID MAIER, '48 Editor-in-Chief 

CHARLES H. KLENSCH, '48 Managing Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 Sports Editor 

ROBERT A. RUPEN, '48 Copy Editor 

JOSIAH T. S. HORTON. '48 Spnior Associate Editor 

BEN B. FOSTER, II, '48 Office Monagei 

Moke-up Editor for this issue J. EDWARD PAWLICK, .'49 


H. Russell Plott, '48 
John H. Schofer, '48 


Charles R. Fetter, '48 
Peter M. Thexton, '48 


William R. Barney, Jr., '49 Russell B. Frost, '49 

Seth M, Bidwell, '49 Edwin Kuh, '49 

Jerry J. Cole, '49 J. Edward Pawlicl<, '49 

Joseph F. Dorsey, '49 R. S. Taylor, '49 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Co-Advertising Managers Edward L. Stocl^house, '50 

Thomas B. Heoly Jr., '50 

Circulation Manager Dudley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulation Manager Oren T. Pollock, '49 

S. F. Blaschke, '50 
K. V. X. Delony, '50 
W. V. M. Fowcett, Jr., 
R. Fowie, '50 
J. B. Gibson, '50 
J. G. Golding, '50 

R. P. Klopman, '49 
P. C. Graney, '49 
R. A. LeCount, '49 


E. V. Gouinlock, '50 
R. J. Heuer, Jr., '50 
'50 H. D. Mohring, '50 
D. T. Roach, '50 
S. Robinowitz, '50 
J. B. Shepordson, '50 


T. H. Lichtenfels, '50 
M. J. Murray, '50 
J. M. Reid, '49 


W. P. Stern, '50 
P. W. Stites, '49 
C. E. Utley, '49 
H. Von Home, '50 
N. S. Wood, '50 

J. S. Prescott, '50 
B. M. Sapiro, '48 
A. R. Shay, '50 
R. B. StoMworth, '48 

Art Editor 

. . . Sheldon N. Ripley, 



Bernord J. Felch, 






Welcome Alumni ,', ( 

In view of the meager support given the football team by 
the undergraduates thus far, it is heartening to see so many alumni 
return to support what has been, up to the Amherst game, a losing 
team. This is not the first game this season that has been witnessed 
by large numbers of alumni, but it ijS the most important one at 
which to have complete support for the Purple squad. Therefore, 
welcome loyal alumni, we wish all undergraduates would follow 
vour example in supporting Coach Snively, Captain "Gene" Mur 
phy, and the rest of the victory-bound football team. 

We Can't Wast Five Years 

In the front page follow-up article on the Weston Field Rest 
Rooms, a college official is quoted as saying that since the in- 
stallation of a decent and sanitary plumbing system entails "great 
expense", nothing will be done about it "in the near future." 

We should judge that "in the near future" refers to the dura- 
tion of the Fluid Drive and several years thereafter. That means 
that the rest rooms will remain in essentially the same condition 
for the next five to ten years. It is not the field of the RECORD 
to suggest to the college administration how money should be 
spent to improve the situation. But we can, and do, suggest that 
whatever money is necessary to modernize the rest room facilities 
be spent, and soon. Not in a matter of years, but in a matter of 
weeks and months. 

Pethaps the college administration does not feel that the situ- 
ation is siiffitnently bad to merit immediate attention. Therefore, to 
help them milw up their minds, the RECORD welcomes any 
letters expressing opinion on the subject. We promise to print 
them, if so desired, and%at least inake sure that they reach the 
proper officials. \ 

Attention Alumni: \. 

Issues of this RECORD are now on safe -at The Bemis 
Store, The Williamstown News Room, and The Allimni House 
— all on Spring Street — and these RECORDS will continue to 
be on sale all day Saturday. 

Ckm^ Grano Salts 

Letter To The Editor 

To the Editor of the Williams RECORD: 

. May I suggest that the rule of cloture be applied to further dis- 
cussion of "Alice in Wonderland" in your columns In order that your 
critic and the critics of your critics critics' may marshal their forces 
tor the next crisis — the forthcoming production of the "Beaux' 
Strategm"? ' 

(signed) John Drew O'Neill 
(Editor's note: We're ready.) 

Rudolph - 

Undergraduate Council represen- 
tative in his senior year; on the 
editorial board of the former col- 
lege literary publication, The 
Sketch, for three years; and ed- 
itor-in-chief of the Record in his 
senior year. He graduated cum 
laude in 1942, receiving his de- 
gree with highest hohors in the 
field of American History and 
Literature. His thesis, "Washing- 
ton Oladden,. Essays on a Modem 
Man", ilaerlted him the William 
Bradford Turner Memorial Prize 
for the best work of the year "In 
the field of American history or 
Mr. Rudolph served in the Navy 

as an officer during World War 
II and returned as an ' instructor 
in the History Department for 
the fall term of 1946 and the 
spring and summer terms of 1947. 
This fall he began graduate 
work at Yale. 

North Adams Forerunner of 

Dealing primarily with the im- 
portation of Chinese labor from 
the West Coast in order to break 
up the first serious strike In North 
Adams, Mr. Rudolph advances 
the theory that North Adams was 
a "focal point" from which study 
of much ot the national unrest In 
the factory system and resulting 
union activity In both economic 
See RUDOLPH, page 6 

by J^pt^ T. 8. Horton 

Without doubt, the literary world will be shocked Into sensibility 
within the next few weeks by the appearance of a great new work 
The Memoirs of a Gay Dog — the autobiography of Josiah T. S. Hor- 
ton. It has only been banned by the League of Decency of East Llver- 
pol, Ohio, and Hecate County, and I haven't received word from the 
Un-American Activities Investigation Committee, so perhaps the 
sales will be rather small at first. 

In my usual fashion, I shall face the possibility of your not hav- 
ing a chance to read the entire twelve volume series, by printing here 
the first chapter; 

Chapter The First 
I Become a Gay Dog 

I arrived at Williams College in July of 1945 — strictly not a gay 
dog. I left Williams College In June of 1948 — strictly a gay dog. 
Something must have happened within those three short years. It 
certainly did ! 

First of all I met Bennington. The first weekend of the term, 
those of us interested in "meeting the girls" were loaded into a sort 
of cattle-carrier and dumped at the Carriage Barn in Bennington. 
The hostesses were lovely and told us that if we didn't like the girls 
we first . met, we could ditch them and try our luck again. I met 
something named Bertha Krltch whose father makes barbells in 
York, Pennsylvania. I didn't like her, but apparently she had been 
absent when the lovely hostesses gave us our indoctrination, so we 
spent a lovely evening getting me so tight that I didn't care. 
O, This Is Number Two 

My second try at Bennington came the following weekend, when, 
of my own volition, I returned to the Carriage Barn. Bertha was en- 
gaged in wrestling with someone, so I asked a meek little thing to 
dance. She whipped off her shoes and gave a fine rendition of an 
ancient Hindu fertility rite accompanying herself on a zither. It 
was all quite charming, but I hardly could see myself making any 
strides toward becoming a gay dog. Anyway, I sneaked away while 
the meek little thing was putting her neck back In joint, and I 
haven't been back to Bennington since. 

My ■third experience with women came upon , the occasion of my 
first houseparty at Williams, I asked a girl from Wellesley. I had 
known her from home as a gentle mild young lady, so it didn't sur- 
prise me to see her stagger from the B & M with a load on which 
steadily increased during her stay here. 

Moral Strengthening 

As she got tighter, so did her morals, so I spent the greater part 
of the weekend reading Pierre Louys while she wandered about hap- 
pily expounding upon sex as treated by Emily Dickinson, I put her 
into the hands of the conductor of the Boston train on Sunday 
morning and breathed a sigh ot relief and also one of resignation, 
for I felt that my chances of becoming a gay dog were practically 

All about were men bragging of their amorous exploits, while I 
was forced to sit in sullen silence. In turn I tried a girl from Smith. 
She was willing that I become a gay dog with her, but it involved 
taking her to New York for the weekend and plying her with all sorts 
of cocktails and dinners and shows. It seemed to me that she would 
be getting far more out of it than I would be, so I plead previous 
commitments and committed myself to another weekend of gloom. 
She was bow-legged anyway. 

Then one day many weeks later, the Glee Club went on a concert 
trip to Emma Willard School in Troy. Now E. W. isn't noted for its 
leniency, but a lot goes on which Emma doesn't suspect. After the 
concert, we were given a dance. Everything was quite proper — with 
a noticeable absence if deo«tfletage and a noticeablo presence of 


My partner seemed to be Innocence until intermission- when she 
shyly took my hand and led me into a corner where she pressed the 
nose of a bust of Xeno. Immediately a section of the wall swung 
open revealing a secret stairway to the faculty wine-cellar. 

"Come." said my partner, "you gay dog!" 

So I went, and ever since, I have been truly the gayest of gay 
dogs. For this simple little Emma Willard girl showed me exactly 
how one must act to become one. I found that the trick is not in 
holding one's liquor, it is in holding someone else's liquor. And It is 
not the actual experiences which make one known as a g. d., it is 
the amount of exaggeration used. 

I've often wondered what happeed to the lass from E. W. Does 
she know what effect she had on my life? Could she possibly realize, 
her great contribution? Probably not since, gay dog that I am, I 
have only the recollection of her passing out after the twelfth martini. 

Letter To The Editor 

To the Editor of the RECORD: 

I reply to the Faculty Forum of last week by Professor Roberts, 
I would like to clarify and define the position and purposes of Cap 
and Bells on the Williams campus. 

Cap and Bells is an extra-curricular activity, and as such is run 
by its members with three purposes in mind. First, and above all, it 
is run for the enjoyment and benefit of its members. Our object is 
to give as many students as possible the opportunity to do the kino 
of work in the theater they wish, so that they may learn something 
livm their work and enjoy It at the same time. We are not an aca- 
demic organization, but extra-curricular, and as long as we remain 
in this position, the members shall continue to be our primary con- 

Aim To Please 

Our second purpo^g is to please the audiences which attend the 
productions. To give only scholarly productions Is not our aim, nor 
is it our aim to give purely professional ones. Whatever we do, wheth- 
er it be Broadway or scholarly, we try to do it well. 

If the council and members of Cap and Bells see fit to give a 
fiashy Broadway comedy or melodrama, that is what we shall give, 
provided we feel that the college audience will enjoy it. For it s the 
free time of the members and those desiring to become members of 
Cap and Bells (our point system isn't very hard to understand) that 
Is spent in putting a production together (not forgetting the veteran 
and faculty wives.) Therefore their desires are to be considered over 
and above those of the Monday morning quarterbacks or Walgreen 
critics. (This does not refer to Professor Roberts, but to those few 
people on campus who are so brilliantly destructive, yet contribute 

Consider Whole Student Body 

Our third consideration is for the Williams Student Body as a 
whole. We want, if possible, to give productions which will aid them 
in understanding drama more fully, or which will correlate with 
courses being given, provided they comply with our first two consid- 
erations. We are not, however, trying to forget Broadway or popular 
appeal. To us, popular appeal is a very necessary factor. It not only 
helps us to know if we are fulfilling one of our objectives — that of 
giving a good performance — but It is also our financial mainstay. 

I should like to say, however, that we feel that the two very 
controversial Ideas put forth by Mr. Roberts, are both very good ones 
and have our full support. We who are most Interested In th6 theater 
would like nothing more than a drama major and free audiences 
Neither is Impossible; both are worthwhile. 

Howard W. Eraklne '46, Pre«. Cap and Bells 




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Athletic Cut 
Change Asked 

Other Betterments 
Suggested In UC 

Atlintlon at last Monday's Un- 
dent uduate Council meeting was 
focus.'d on the Student Scholas- 
tic committee's four point pro- 
,,,a..' lor an Improved athletic cut 
systrm. greater faculty-student 
stiiM.siic committee cooperation, 
ins ulion of a course to Inves- 
tij;,!' business opportunities and 
50, ; unit plaques for scholastic 
in, nement. The Council also 
di ed plans for last night's 
{(,, ill rally, post season rushing 
a, lections for the classes of 
'.,., :.d-'47. 

Post- Season Riuhinc 
liing Committee chairman, 
j; py Hammond '48 outlined 
11 , ■ locedure to be followed for 
p.- .ason rushing. Following an 
' l)id submitted to the coun- 
r;, two-week period ensues In 
V . all houses may look over 
1 .mdidate. Then, at the end 
o; \<i weeks, the candidate Is 
;,, me envelope containing bids 
! ,' all houses Interested In him. 
.A ;is particular meeting, nlne- 
ti' ' "ifn received first bids. 

-'le Nomination and Rules 
(■ iiiiiittee decided to call a 
n i ling for members of the orlg- 
>;; Class of '47 who are still In 
(. i.iue to act as a nomlr>ating 
(,, imittee for the class ofBoers 
(i[ f'lesident. secretary and class 
a 111 Ballots, listing the nomi- 
ne three for each post, will be 
s(^i to all the members of the 
(la s The man elected will serve 
foi live years. At that time, a 
fi'ii reunion will be held and per- 
m MMint officers for the class of 
4. will be chosen. Officers will 
bi elected for the class of '46 In 
till same manner. 

Social Relations 

An Undergraduate Social Re- 
See UC, page 6 

Lecture Program 
Introduces Films 

Historic Movies Added 
To Speaker Series 

"A series of highly-Interesting 
films will be presented starting 
November 17, to extend the bene- 
fits of the Lecture Committee to 
the campus as a whole," Chair- 
man Paul Barstow '48, announced 
this week. 

The first film, "Emperor Jones," 
starring Paul Robeson, based on 
the play by Eugene O'Nell, will be 
shown at 8:00, November 17, in 
the Adams Memorial Theatre. 
The second wtU be "Becky Sharp," 
co-starring Miriam Hopkins and 
C. Aubrey Smith, from Thacker- 
ay's Vanity Pair. 

In addition to the supplement- 
ary films, the Lecture Committee 
has scheduled speakers on national 
and international affairs, the 
theatre, and is now corresponding 
with others. 

Klrmit Roosevelt, recently back 
from Palestine, will speak Decem- 
ber 4 on "The Arabs Live There 
Too." January 22, Bernard De- 
Voto will lecture on "The Novel- 
ist and The Reader." 

Abbey Theatre Director 

Lenox Robinson, director of the 
Abbey Theatre in Dublin, will 
speak early in the spring term on 
"The Abbey Theatre — Pattern For 
Modern Drama." Mr. Robinson 
will lecture the following morning 
to the drama classes. 

Educator Bernard Iddings Bell, 
is scheduled to speak April 1 on 
"Education and The Common 

March 4, John Scott, head of 
the Time and Life European bu- 
reaus, will talk about the Russian 
impact on Central Europe. During 
the war Mr. Scott covered world 
events from Stockholm. 

Barstow said that the Lecture 
Committee is now negotiating 
with Harrison Smith, editor of 
The Saturday Review, and poet 
W. H. Auden for spring engage- 

Paragraphs In News 

The second half of tryouts for 
the freshmaif J Debating Council 
will be held on Monday, November 
17, at 7:30 in Orlflln Hall. Those 
freshmen who wish to try out for 
the Council should come prepared 
to give a three minute speech on 
any subject they elect. The Coun- 
cil will hold debates with Wellesley 
Bennington, and Princeton, and 
will end the year with a panel 
debate at Dartmouth. All inter- 
ested freshmen who have not al- 
ready tried out are urged to at- 


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Any man from any campus has a 
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Entry regulations and examjiles 
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ORD. The contest closes midnight 
Sunday, November 23rd. 

Bill Adkln's wife. Janice, pre- 
sented him with a six-pound baby 
boy, born in North Adams Mon- 
day night. Bill was seen passing 
out the cigars at the Sig House 

Weston Field ■■ - 

The fact that the drainage 
facilities are on Latham Street, 
some distance from the rest 
rooms, would also entail a large 
scale excavation and great ex- 
pense, he stated. Therefore, until 
a major project can be undertaken 
which will not be in the near fu- 
ture, the college contemplates no 
further Improvements. 

Termed Disgraceful 

In a telephone conversation 
with Mrs. James P. Baxter, she 
said. "Although I have not ac- 
tually been In the rest rooms at 
Weston Field, I thought the pic- 
tures showed a perfectly disgrace- 
ful situation. Several friends of 
mine have commented very ve- 
hemently on the facilities, and it 
Is a problem that should be reme- 

She added that in the absence 
of nearby sewage provisions, it 
might be possible to install a 
cesspool. A solution to the cost 
problem, suggested by Mrs. Baxter 
might be to put the problem un- 
der the jurisdiction of the Com- 
munity Chest Fund Committee. 
"After all," she remarked, "the 
college contributes a good deal to 
the fund drive, and the problem 
is certainly a community affair." 
Running Water 

A faculty wife, when questioned 
on her views of the problem, said, 
"There is a fountain with running 
water just outside the ladies' rest 
room at Weston Field. If It is 
possible to have running water 
to the fountain, isn't it possible 
to have running water to the rest 
rooms? "Sheechoed the remarks of 
the majority of the people ques- 


it would free men and resources, 
now occupied in building up 
large military establishments, for 
production of consumer goods to 
increase the standard of living. 
Natural Resources Affected 

A world federal government 
that was vested with no power 
except that necessary to insure 
peace would also provide a change 
in the pattern of allocation of 
natural resources, according to 
Professor Gass. Confidence in last- 
ing peace would take the incen- 
tive away from the drive for 
self-sufficiency. From this would 
result a greater regional spec- 
ialization and a consequent in- 
crease in productive efficiency. 

Mr. Gass then launched into 
an explanation of the maze of 
possibilities arising fi'om an as- 
sumption that this world govern- 
ment would have the power to 
control tarrlf barriers and re- 
strictions on immigration. 

tioned, in saying that the situa- 
tion at Weston Field was "per- 
fectly disgraceful." 

The wife of the college official 
quoted above said that although 
she had never been in the rest 
rooms, it was her understanding 
that the college had done some 
painting in the ladies' room, but 
that little more was needed." 

Vet Housing - - - 

One wife said, "Amherst charg- 
es $40 rent, but supplies towels, 
sheets, and fuel. If you add the 
cost of utilities to our basic 
monthly rent of $29.50, it totals 
about $55. 

Old-timers remember when the 
college promised $45 per month 
rental in Greylock and the an- 
nexes. Rent subsequently was 
raised to $180 per term, including 
the short summer session of 1946, 
thereby almost doubling the for- 
mer rent for that period. 


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WilKams Gridmen At Season's Best For Amherst 

Regulars Return From Injury 
List To Battle Favored Jeflfs 

Undefeated Freshmen 


next game, 13-7, but. the Jefts be' expressed In touchdowns. 

eked out a 7-6 victory over a pow- 
erful RPI team last Saturday. 
None and Six 
The Purple, on the other hand. 
Is still loolilng for its first win. 
Playing its first two games away, 
the Eplunen dropped contests to 
Middlebury, 19-7, and RPI, 40-0. 
Playing their third game before a 
home crowd, and with several 
Icey injuries, the Ephmen never- 
theless played a good game a- 
gainst Bowdoln, only to be beaten, 
14-0. by their own fumbles. 

Trinity ran up a 33-0 score 
against a by-this-time vastly in- 
jury-weakened Purple squad. Un- 
ion then surprised the Ephs with 
a far better attack than was ex- 
pected, and took that one, 14-0. 
Last Saturday, in mud, rain, and 
a driving wind, Williams threat- 
ened an undefeated-in-lts-last- 
twelve-games Wesleyan team, but 
finally succumbed to a fourth per- 
iod tally and a score of 12-6. 
Further Facts 
Comparative scores make Am- 
herst a slight favorite. Both 
teams lost to Bowdoin, the Jeffs 
by, 8-6, the Ephs by 14-0. Where- 
as RPI drubbed Williams, 40-0, 
' Amherst took the Engineers by 
a scant 7-6 margin. Wesleyan 
took both teams, thwarting Am- 
herst's scoring punch if not the 
ground attack, by 20-0, while 
struggling by the Purple with a 
one-touchdown triumph. 

And in the history books Wil- 
liams has a decided edge. The ri- 
valry, which started in 1884, is 
one of the oldest in the country. 
This is the sixtieth meeting, Wil- 
liams having won 35, Amherst, 
20, with four deadloclcs recorded. 
Comparative Scores Deceiving 
However, comparatives scores 
and history, pre-game records and 
bettor's odds can all be, tossed 
out -the window for this one. For 
Amherst-Williams games there 
just is no comparison or test ex- 
cept in the actual playing of the 
game on a November afternoon. 
Injiu-ies to both squads through- 
out the season, plus mental atti- 
tudes towards each game can not 

Head Coach "Whoop" Snlvely 
put it this way: "Amherst has 
been geting better every game. 
Their whole program is planned' 
with the Williams game at the 
peak. A Little Three ball game 
is anybody's ball game. You never 
luiow how it will come out, but 
we Icnow we've got the toughest 
game all year on our hands." 
NaU On The Head 
Whoop seemed to size up the 
situation pretty well. Dean Rob- 
ert R. R. Brooks, in his two 
speeches at the pre-Bowdoin and 
pre-Unlon rallies, repeated this 
much emphasized axiom of foot- 
ball prediction by telling of his 
college days. Wesleyan lost to 
Amherst, 72-6, beat Williams, and 
then watched Williams topple 
Amherst. Comparative scores are 
little guide to game predictions. 

What is luiown about Amherst 
is that the Jeffs have not got a 
one-man team. 'There are 11 men 
no one of them a star, who are 
spectacular only in their blocking, 
tackling, and playing together as 
a team. Coach Snively Is right 
when he says that they have been 
improving through each game. He 
woulcf also have been right If he 
had said the same thing alxiut the 
Purple gridmen. 

Lew Hammond Sidelined 
Lew Hammond, keystone of the 
passing attack, has been sidelined 
since the Bowdoln game with a 
shoulder separation, and will pro- 
bably not play today. Still they 
have ten or a dozen baclcs, none 
of them outstanding, but who will 
probably all play. Captain Grant 
Ford, Jim Roush, Jack McKeon, 
Jim Howard, Ray Smith, Dave 
Gold, Sandy Keith, Nobby Nlena- 
ber, Ray Murray, Prank Stlsser, 
and Ned Barry will be the ball- 
toters. The JeBmen bemoan not 
having a breakaway threat, but 
with such depth it would not 
seem that they need one. 

Their line has proved to be a 

group of hard-working consistant 

ball-players. Ed Kelly and Dave 

Traver play the ends with as- 

See FOOTBALL, page 5 

SiEilesmen Of Spring Street 
Make Optimistic Predictions 

Photo By Henry Slon* 

Undefeated Freshman Team 
Claimed Best Sim;e 1932 
As Years' Record Viewed 


by Steve Blascare 

"The best freshman football 
team since 1932," says Jimmy 
MacArthur, about this year's ftosh 
outfit. Certainly the teams' Little 
Three Championship, its unde- 
feated record, and the fact that 
it rolled up 94 points to a mere 12 
for the opponents bears out Jim- 
my's statement. 

Captain Ernie Mierzejewski, for 
instance, has not only played a 
smashing game at guard, but 
also kicked ten extra points. He 
constantly backed up the opposi- 
tion with his powerful kickofls, 
which were more often than not 
followed by one of Ernie's equally 
powerful tackles. However, there 
was just as much talent at the 
other guard position where Al 
Blanchl operated. Al's experience, 
gained at Pittsfield High, showed 
up in every game and has led to 

lap and the speedy Bob Geniesse 
effectively closed the left tackle 
slot. Ex-Andover captain Gary 
Bldgood showed that he belonged 
in a class with Dick Duden and 
Jim Carrington, his fellow alumni, 
not only by his stellar defensive 
play but also by his ability to 

Since little yardage was or 
could be made through the middle, 
the opposition turned toward the 
ends. This was a mistake because 
in Dave Jackson, an ex-Fountain 
Valley captain and in Mitch Fish, 
a budding hockey star, Harv Pot- 
ter unearthed two endA, whose de- 
fensive play definitely ended the 
myth that anythig around the 
end Is good for a first down a- 
galnst Williams. Mitch was also 
half of the Sperry-to-Pish pass- 
ing combination, which not only 
rolled up considerable yardage, 
but also spread the opposing de- 

In accord with the RECORD'S 
policy ,of presenting up to the 
minute news, we herewith submit 
the consensus of Spring Street 
merchants on the vital auestlotv 
of the outcome of the Williams- 
Amherst game. According to 
Spring Street opinion, WlUwns 
wUl beat Amherst, probably by 
one touchdown. Fourteen answers 
saw a coming Williams victory, 
one didn't know, while one doubt- 
ful character expressed concern 
over the team's ability to win. 

Here ate the answers received to 
the question: "Who will win and 
by what score?" : 

Cabe Prindle (Pool parlor pro- 
prietor and mi& about Williams 
for years) "We'll beat Amherst 
by a score of 14-7. These games 
used to bring a crowd of twelve 
thousand people. Y*p, they had 
twelve thousand at that game In 
'42, but I bet they don't have 
more than five or six thousand at 
the game Saturday." 

Cal King (Operator of theatre 
and other Spring Street enter- 
prises) "I think WlUlanu wUl 
take Amherst over, definitely. 
They'll win the game without a 
doubt. Ought to win by one touch- 

an enevltable comparison with the" fense, thus setting up the quick 

great Ralph Renzl. 

Bidgood Scores 

At right tackle Milton Acad- 
emy's Bronny Fargo threw the 
vital offensive blocks on the off 
tackle plays, which payed off with 
six touchdowns in the course of 
the season. 210 pound Skip Dun- 

opening line plays. 

Manilas Contributes Three 

Bill Sperry's part in this pas- 
sing combination established him 
as an Ideal T-quarter back, a fact 
which was borne out by his Im- 
pressive field generalship. When 
Bill wasn't operating imder the 

T, the offense was nm by dimin- 
utive Pete DeLisser. This Manlius 
alumnus put on an unforgettable 
exhibition of speed and trickery 
against Union when he crossed 
the goal line four of the five 
times he carried the ball. 

The speed of Nichols, Frltzle 
Zeller, and Pete Bmythe's change 
of pace running from the right 
halfback slot kept the ball almost 
constantly in enemy territory, 
while Whit Flske led the scoring 
parade from left hain>ack with 
seven touchdowns to his credit. 
"Hammering" Pete Fisher, still 
another Manlius product, played 
fullback for the first time, but hia 
powerful plunging, his hard-hit- 
ting defensive play, and his punt- 
ing lived up to both his father's 
performances and to the tradi- 
tion of hard-hitting WlUlams fuU- 


Rudnlek Betttnr ~ 

Phil Rudnlek (Rudijlck';; cie«n. 
ere) "WlUlams will win deflmt«i, 
In fact we're bettlAg on Wim«^;> 
Cy Rudnlek (Rudnlck's cne»n- 
ers) "You can say Rudnk is (g, 

Ray Washbume (CoUeeo Book 
Store) "13-6, Williams of . ourae." 
Mike Nlcholu (CoUet: Reg. 
taurant) ^'Williams Is gonr ^ win 
I'm a hunnert per cent si. e. I'm 
a bet all my money on Wi :iami.' 

Len (Gym Lunch) "VfiUiuu 
will win. I wouldn't pres me to 
predict the score." 

Bill (Gym Lunch) "I'll gi e Wil- 
liams the nod by six points " 

WUllamstown Resident Over- 
hearing question in Gym i unchi 
"The only game Williams vU win 
is the high school." 

Saivy Hopes For Crovj 

"Salvy" (M. Salvatore Sliot 
Store) "We haf 'a had touiji luck 
right along, and I wish we win. I 
hope we get lots 'a people." 

Claude (Bemis Store) "Certain- 
ly they're gonna win. They gatta 

Jack Henderson (Willlani.s Co- 
Op) "Jesus, you make it (a predic- 
tion) for me. I don't know wliat to 
say. nil be an even game, Ihey'rt 
pretty closely matched. I don't 
think Amherst is any better thin 
we are." 

Tom Walsh (House of Walahl 
"111 say an upset for Wlllls^mi; 
score: 13-3." 

"Whip" Perry (Gas station at^ 
tendant and Spring St. inhabi- 
tant) "Williams will win. They'll 
take 'em 13-8. The boys are due. 

Armand St. Pierre (Barber) 

"Sure, Williams ought to win. The 

less you say the better oS you are." 

Louis Bleau (Barber) 'WU- 

liams is gwuia win." 

Barry Eounert (Stray Sprint 
Street character, and incldently 
Sports Editor of the WiUlamt 
RECORD) "I Still think the soc- 
cer team will out-score the foot- 
ball team." 

Seth Bidwell (Found in a coffee 
cup at Mike's) "NaturaUy we'U 

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Bullockmen Face Lord JeflFs 
In Evenly Matched Contest 

Letter To The Editor 

I Football 


Strength For Game, 
Played Here Today 

. f'oach Ed Bullock expressed 
coHiplete MtUfacUon with the per- 
f(i:inanoe of hU aoccer team in 
tiiiir 2 1 upset of the previously 
oi -beaten Wesley«w combine 
la, Saturday. Not resting on their 
ixr ly-won laurels, however, the 
El booUrs are making every ef- 
roii to polish their outfit. They 
h- .' their eye on the victory over 
A: lerst here today which wUl 
p: . them the Uttle Three Cham- 

p; ;n,shlp. 

i^illock, convinced that he now 
the best possible combination 
o: players, Is contemplating no 
(iiiiiKes in his starting line-up 
1 I the Amherst affair. He Is par- 
uiularly pleased with his Inner 
tiio of forwards. This Involves Cy 
M.iyshark at left Inside, Larry 
fimith at cehter, and Frank Don- 
lully at right Inside. "Prenchy" 
(judln on the left and Barry Em- 
nieit at right wing comprise the 
nmalnder of the forward line. 
Hsifbsoka Strong 

The halfback line Is as usual 
built around cent«r-half Emmy 
Brown, who, since his conversion 
from right half. Is fast earning 
consideration as the team's most 
valuable player. Johnny Bowen 



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will flank him on the left, while 
Qeorge Kneass on the right 
rounds out a fine combination of 
offensive-defensive backs. 

"Bump" Hadley and Jerry Page 
at right and left fuUback will a- 
gain get the nod for starting 
assignments. Their performance 
against Wesleyan was superb con- 
sidering the unfavorable weather 
conditions. While Cardinal full- 
backs were muffing kicks and even 
completely missing them, the Eph 
pair consistently drove the ball 
back to the Purple halfbacks and 
forwards with almost monotonous 
.^. Lunt Again Faeea Jeffs 

Captain Denny Lunt, having rid 
himself of several pounds of mud 
from Wesleyan, will again face 
his Jeff opponents from the goal. 
Amherst still blames Its only de- 
feat of last season ( Williams 4, 
Amherst 3) to Lunt's phenomenal 

Perhaps no two teams are as 
evenly matched as are the Ephs 
and their opponents from the low- 
lands. Comparative scores indicate 
an ever-so-slight edge In favor of 
the home club, for although both 
clubs dropped encounters to the 
University of Massachusetts by 
one goal, the 1-1 Amherst- Wesley- 
aij^ tie tips the scales in favor of 
the Ephs. But the Amherst- Wil- 
liams rivalry alone usually elim- 
inate discrepancies between teams 
and so the outcome of the con- 
test remains a toss-up. 

Dear Bir: - 

I have watched almost all the football games Williams has play- 
ed over a period of five years, and Saturday'^ game at Wesleyan was 
one of the finest games a Williams eleven has ever played to my 
knowledge. Playing a team more powerful than they In adverse 
weather conditions, the Ephs outfought their opponents and gave 
Wesleyan the closest game they -have had this year, much to the 
amazement of everyone. Enough said for the Williams team which 
played superbly. 

Next I would make a comment on the college in regard to "school 
spirit" which the RECORD is often quick to point at as highly in- 
adequate. Despite the rainy weather, game time found over three 
hundred and fifty Williams men who had made the long trip to 
Mlddletown to root the team on. In spite of a torrential rain storm 
which flooded the stands and a driving wind which viciously lashed 
all hands,, there was a full stand of Williams men at the opening 
play. At half time the storm Increased yet the Williams rooter^ stay- 
ed In the stands, and by the last period there were I^ORE WoJUUilna 
ROOTERS THAN WESLEYAN BACKERS present to cheer, despite 
the fact that it was a Wesleyan reunion weekend. Further laurels 
should go to President and Mrs. Baxter and many members of the 
faculty who remained the entire game to support the team. Thus I 
would point to the fact that the college spirit is high as is its interest 
in the team. 

In conclusion, I would say that despite our Inauspicious record to 
date in the win and loss coliunn, if the team plays as they played 
against Wesleyan, and the college continues their loyal support, 1 
predict that Amherst will get one of the best drubbings in many a 
year this coming Saturday afternoon. 

Respectfully, ' 

James H. Stone '48 

sistance from Ros Billings and 
Dave Caldwell. Pete Morse, tip- 
ping the scales at 206, handles 
one ta«kle slot, while Beans Tay- 
lor and WU Young alternate at 
the other. BU^ Parsons, By Barnes, 
Walt Flower at^l Jim Fulton' man 
the guard posts, and Fred Gard- 
ner, Gus~Smlthers, a^d Jeff Meaf 
land battle it out f or^ ^he centfer 

Purple Cow 
Frank Todd, Dan Mahoney, Gene 
Detmer, and* Bud Cool are thc^ 
wingmen - of this forward line. 
John Glancey, Hank Liikas, Mar- 
ty Detmer, Tom Leous, and John 
StlUwell all switch off in manning 
the tackle positions. Captain Gene 
Murphy, Frog Salmon, and Jim 
Heekin play guard, while Jim Ly- 
ons and Tim Conway share du- 
ties at the pivot post. 

In the backfleld the injury prob- 
lem, so prevalent a few weeks 
back, is somewhat alleviated now. 
Pat Hlggtas, Stu Duffleld, Dick 
Whitney and Ted Quinlan may 
well be the starters. Other capable 
ball-carriers who will play are 
Bill Blanks, Vic Fuzak, Cliff Far- 
mer and Diuic McDonald. Roy 

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Cross -Country 
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TWO SEATINGS AT 6:15 and 7:30 

At a meeting held prior to last 
peek's Little Three meet, the var- 
sity^ cross-country squad elected 
Paui^Cook of Edgewood, Rhode 
Island! t» captain next year's 
team. "Cookie" has been an out- 
standing member of the squad for 
the past two seasojis. 

He Is a Junior and a member 
of the Garfield Club. Before en- 
tering Williams, he was graduated 
from Moses Brown School In Pro- 
vidence, where he captained the 
wrestling team and ran for the 
cross-country squad as a senior. 
Mat Star 

During the war, he was a Pfc 
in the Marines and was used as 
a prison guard. As one of the Pur- 
ple wrestlers last winter, "Cookie" 
was runner up for the 128 lb. title 
in both the New England Inter- 
collegiates and Amateurs. One of 
his biggest thrills came In his 
first official %ollege bout when he 
defeated the 136 lb Canadian In- 
tercollegiate champ at McOill. 

On the spring track squad, he 
excelled as a two miler. The cap- 
tain-elect has finished well in 
every harrier contest in the last 
two years, snaring third place in 
last fall's and fourth place in this 
season's Little Three meet, which 
brought the championship title to 
William, and produced an un- 
defeated season for Coach Tony 
Plansky's Harriers. 




Here, in question and answer 
form, are some facts on the 
U. S. Air Force Aviation 
Cadet program. They cover 
details you may have been 
wondering about — and will be useful to you 
if you want to learn to fly and begin a career 
in one of today's fastest-moving fields. 

1* Who >• e/lgiU* for appointfflMf to M* Carfeh? 

You, if you're physically fit, single, between"20 and 
261/^ years old, and have completed at least one-half 
the requirement* for a college degree from an 
accredited institution — or pass an equivalent 
examination. . ' 

2» Hew long rfoM the training l«f — and Whaf 
rfoM It cover? 

You receive approximately 52 weeks' training — 
worth 135,000 - in primary, hasic and advanced 
flying, along with other related courses designed 
to give you die finest background in your specialty. 

3* Wkaf t the story on duty after grorfaatlon? 

After successful completion of the course, you will 
be commissioned a Second Lieutenant, Officers Re- 

serve Corps, and assigned to pilot duty with the 
U. S. Air Force at a starting monthly salary of 
$336 (inMnding flight pay); You will serve on 
active duty for three years unless sooner relieved, 
and be eligible for $500 a year bonus for each year 
of active duty as a Reserve Officer. If you're inter- 
ested in a Regular Air Force commission, you'll 
be given a chance to qualify. '" 

4e What ore the civilian career oppertanltles? 

That's one you can answer for yourself by taking 
into consideration these facts: Contrary to what 
some people think, aviation is not overcrowded — 
for pilots or anyone else. No field is expanding 
more rapidly or offering more profitable openings 
to qualified' men. After Aviation iCadet training, 
you can compete on an equal basis with any flier 
in the World. 

These are only a few of the advantages. Why 
not stop in today at your nearest U. S. Army 
and U. S. Air Force Recruiting Station and 
get all the details? 

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Hodes, Montana Taylor, Chippie 
Hill, Baby Dodds, Lead Belly, 
Brownie McGhee, Pops Foster. 
Coot Grant, Kid Sox Wilson, Dan 
Burley, and Mama Price, 

Procebds To World Fund 

Patrick Graliey '49. chairman ol 
the Chest Fund Drive, stated that 
the proceeds from the jazz con- 
cert would go to The World Stud- 
ent Service Fund. This fund, pro- 
mised the largest single alloca- 
tion of money collected in the 
forthcoming Chest Fund Drive, 
uses the money for overseas work 
as well as American student aid. 

A "This Is Jazz" concert gros- 
sed more than $2,800 before 1500 
persons at Dartmouth on October 
17. After the Yale "This Is Jazz" 
concert, the Yale Daily News 
raved: "Hottest music concert in 
New Haven history." The New- 
York appearance was equally as 
successful. Time Magazine .said: 
"A solid Jazz concert!" 

The date. time, and place for 
the "This Is Jazz" concert at Wil- 
liams have not as yet been chosen 
although Chapin Hall will proba- 
bly be picked as the place. 

W C A- 

of a series of annual conferences. 
These four associations can be a 
great help to each other, not only 
in athletics, but in the fields of 
scholastic and extracurricular ac- 
tivities," Spencer said. Five cabi- 
net members from each organiza- 
tion and several interested stud- 
ents win attend the meetings. 

Library - - 

done, more powerful bulbs will 
be used and the reflectors kept 
polished, Mr. Wright said. 


lations Committee has been form- 
ed under the chairmanship of 
Robert A. Rupen '48 "to bring 
about an improvement in under- 
graduate relations." 
. Parking privileges in front of 
Jesup Hall, normally restricted 
to the faculty, will be extended 
to students- attending meetings 
between 12:30 and 1 p.m. on week 







On the Bennington Road just past Phi Gam 


will have at least one delegate to 
the National Student Congress, 
the NSA's legislative body. 

Halsted said that local contri- 
butions to the Association's aims 
will be mainly directed through 
the regional office in Boston. The 
objectives toward which the NSA 
will be devoting most of its at- 
tention are basically three-fold: 
an increase in educational oppor- 
tunities and academic freedom, 
the sharing of information con- 
cerning student government with 
institutions lacking it, and the 
promotion of understanding a- 
mong international youth groups. 
MIT Acts As Clinic 

At the regional gathering in 
October officers were elected for 
the northern New England sec- 
tion, and plans began to develop 
for carrying out the NSA program. 


and political spheres can be made. 
He emphasizes that the trad- 
itional alternative of dissatisfied 
w'orklngmen, migration to the 
open lands of the tar West, no 
longer excited; that by 1870 the 

MIT offered to act as a clinic for 
the promotion of student govern- 
ment, and Wellesley volunteered 
to manage the problem of foreign 
students in this region. Smith 
will handle the question of cur- 
ricula reforms. 

Halsted explained that with- 
drawal from the NSA is possible at 
any time the UC determines that 
Williams undergraduates no long- 
er support the organization's pol- 
icies. A national assessment of 
$79, a local assessment, and NSA 
traveling expenses will be paid 
by the UC. The money will be 
drawn from the student tax fund. 

problem had become a purely lo- 
calized affair. 

Of major Importance also was 
the formation of new classes of 
society which Mr. Rudolph de- 
scribes as the result of the new 
economic principles and methods 
which arose in the post-Clvll War 
Use Chinese As Strikebreakers 

His topical section depicts the 
method ernployed by a shoe man- 
ufacturer in North Adams to de- 
stroy the increasing union activ- 
ity in this area. When his old 
hands went on strike the manu- 
facturer Imported 75 Chinese la- 
borers from employment groups 
around San Francisco and lock- 
ed them in the grounds of the 
factory In which were even the 
living quarters. This effectually 
broke the strength of the unions 
which had not the organization to 
combat such high-handed meth- 

It is Interesting to modern 
readers to learn that exccDt fof 
those immediately Injured by the 
strike breaking, the publU: rj. 
garded the shoe-factory owner as 
a shrewd, determined AnuTican 
well within his rights, omy ^ 
handful of the more obs.-ivant 
foresaw events to come, but 
warnings that this was the 
ning of the degradation , 
workingman fell on deaf e» 

As Mr. Rudolph points oi: 
the catastrophe of flnancia; 
in 1873 and the desire of lii 
manufacturer in question 
tire from business ended tin 
lem of labor unrest temp. 
The seventy-five Chinamc 
in 1870, as the author st:: 
his first paragraph, compri 
of the Chinese population ■ 
the Mississippi River, dw 
to 5 In 1885 — only small [; 
of the Oriental population 




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No. 14 

Amherst Takes Purple Classic, 14 - 6 

Rr viewer Calls Beaux/ 
St raiagem'Enjoy able Comedy' 

S;( - Cap & Bells 
It (ieorge Do It' 

iiy Charles Klensch 

I'riday night performance 
,iioduction of George Far- 
The Beaux' Stratagem" 
\MT last weekend was en- 
comedy, althouRh Cap 
is was much tox) Inclined 
Crorne Do If. 
ntcssor Allen Indicated in 
.lew I Record. November 
play vyas a happy choice 
of its historical interest 
• cayse of its appeal tu 
, audiences. con.sid- 
/ should be the basis of 
-I'li'ction for the College 
.. noup and the choice was 
. ,,iUy relevant for the Am- 
4ume-Alumnl weekend. A- 
iiipin the .historical interest 
or Allen mentioned, this 
■. play fitted in with the 
. Ill llic weekend audience. 
Fortune Hunters 
l.'lly. "The Beaux' Strata- 
i.s the .story of two early 
I nih century gentlemen. 
Ill' seeking their fortunes in 
aIiW marriages. Aimwell falls 
.f , which does not come im- 
hi' code of fortune hunting, 
Aniicr sees it, but all turns 
happily when Aimwell falls 

■ a title and Archer obtains 
hand of a compatible world- 
«ith a ,sultable dowi'y. 

l.i\ui' Erskine. as Archer and 
I ;c Felch. as Scrub, the major- 
at! (j( the hou.sehold the heroes 
:«!('. were the only two actors 

■ .sustained their characteri- 
ins on a superior level Arch- 
intended. Mrs, Sullen, as 

' fl by Nancy Ross, had several 
!ving moments, but her por- 
i: .ince was not consistanl. 
Ilie exception of two or 
■ minor parts, the rest of the 
liad difficulty supporting 
' featured players. 
Krskine As Archer 
; .uc Erskine is not a great 
■I'.i" actor, but in the part of 
Kind of a man you would like 
on your next weekend at 
See BEAUX', page 4 

Concert By Octet 
Nets Fund $ 1500 

(iroup To Give Scries 
Of Benefits On Tour 

Berriie Felch as Scrub and Howie 
Erskine as Archer lift their tank- 
ards for Farquhar, for Cap and 
Bells, and for the "The Beaux' 
.Stratagem's" funniest low com- 
edy scene. 
— Williams Photo Service Plioto 

Student Directors 
Cast One-Act Play 

llowurd Krskine Stars 
In (!o\>ur(l domed v 

Mee Club 
Travels For 
^•« ries Opener 

relay evening the Glee Club 
' : to Providence for its (^rst 

''. of the year, a Joint per- 
'' ■ nee with the Pembroke Col- 
i' 'lice Club. 
- ^i.'' fifty-nine members of the 
f'i' Club. Director Robert G. 
H ■ "w, and accompanist Nathan 
Kk i.uck will combine with the 
IH .nice Pembroke Glee Club in 
'' '^I'liram which features works 
b> :i.ich, Haydn, Brahms, IVIozart, 
Wailock, Gershwin, and others. 
Sin hundred people are expected 
'" attend this opening of the 
l!'l -1948 Brown-Pembroke Con- 
ci'i; Series. 

"I" including Pembroke solo 
works 1 

11" CO choruses from the ''Rb- 
'luicm" — Itfozart 

f^fiw Let Every Tongue Adore 
'horn cantata "Sleepers, Wake") 
— J. S. Bach 
Combined Glee Clubs 
"Drinking Song" (from "Peasant 
Cantata") —j, a. Bach 

"She Never Told Her Love" 

— Haydn 
"My Johnny Was A Shoemaker" 
'Cornish folk-tune) 

— Arr. Deems Taylor 
See QLBB CLUB, page 2 

Seven members of "The Beaux' 
Stratagem " cast will make a quick 
change in character when they 
start rehear.sals Monday for the 
three student-directed on>-act 
plays to be presented December 

Howard Erskine '49. Joel Carr 
48. H. Backliind Roll '48, Richard 
Schwab '48. Audrey Barnes. Bai - 
bara Clos.son, ana Betty Di.s.sell 
are among the twenty cast in roles 
F'riday by Gerald O'Brien '49, 
Richard Marble '48. and Ru.s.sell 
Bourne '50. student directors of 
llie plays. 

When the curiam on Noel 
Cowards "Ways and Means." Ho- 
ward Erskine will be on the stage, 
in the leading role as Toby. Op- 
posite him as Stella will be I^cslio 
Smith, wife of Lawrence Smith 

Other members of the playbill 
announced by student directpr 
O'Brien include: Richard Heuer 
'50. Stevens; rheodore Ixihrkc 
'49. Murdoch; Charles Jarrett '49, 
Chapworlh; Michael Casey, Assis- 
tant Director of the AMT, Gaston; 
See ONE-ACTERS, page 4 

The first in- a series of benefit 
concerts by the pre-war Williams 
Octet in Chapin Hall Saturday 
night added approximately $1500 
to the Building and Endowment 
Fund, according to Henry N. 
Flynt '47, Octet manager. 

The 800 students, visiting alum- 
ni and guests in the audience 
heard a program of musical com- 
edy numbers of Kem, Hammer- 
stein, Porter, Rogers and Hart 
and Gershwin, and song favorites 
of tlie early nineteen-hundreds. 
Distortion By Chapin 

Undergraduate Octet leader 
; Wallace Barnes '49, commented 
that the concert was "excellently 
done, " but pointed out that Chap- 
in Hall is poor acoustically com- 
pared to the Adams Memorial 
Theatre. Barnes said that this 
condition distorted some of the 
fine individual notes in a few of 
the numbers, especially in the rear 
of the Hall. He felt that this ef- 
fect was evident in tlie Lawrence- 
Hunke piano duets, and congra- 
tulated Lawrence Smith '48, on 
ills fine .solo work. 

Mr. Charles B. Hall 15, chair- 
man of th? Building and Endow- 
ment Fund, called the concert as 
a "wonderful affair," showing 
great skill on the part of the per- 
formers. The reception of the 
Octet's singing indicated that Wil- 
liams people like that sort of en- 
tertainment, and that the road 
tour should be a success. 

First Concert In Rye 

Mrs. James P. Baxter, III, said 
.she felt the concert was "wonder- 
ful." She said that .she had never 
heard better Williams singing, 
and that the "delicacy and spark 
of the thing was outstanding, with 
tlic group working as a definite 
unit " 

The Octet, accompanied by 
Helen Clayton, will present the 
rust concert of its road tour in 
behalf of the Building and En- 
dowment Fund in Rye. N. Y., Nov- 
ember 29. of a conflict with the 
Harvard Hasty Pudding show in 
Cincinnati December 26, and in 
Chicago the following day, iliese 
two appearances have been rc- 
.schedulcd. Philadelphia and East 
Orange. N. J., will be vi-sited on 
the December dates instead. The 
group will appear in Boston Jan- 
uary 24, and will be in Cincinnati 
April 9, and Chicago April 10. 

Jeflfs Trounce Hard-Fighting Eph Eleven 
With Touchdowns In First, Third Quarters 

Duffield - Higgins 
^ Pass Clicks ForTD 

Professor Winch Pleased 
By Modernization Plans For 
Newer^ Safer Physics Lab 

The fifty year-old Physics Lab 
will be completely renovated with 
the first additions ever effected 
on the structure when President 
Baxter's multi-million dollar 
Building and Endowment Fund 

Physics Professor Ralph P. 
Winch last Sunday enthusiastic- 
ally revealed details of reduced 
fire hazards and greater conven- 
ience which will result from the 
additions. One part is to extend 
to the rear of the present build- 
ing, while the other will project 
westward to join the Chemistry 

Fire Dangers Reduced 

The plans provide for large 
lecture rooms only on the first 
floor, so that in case of fire, 
"huge groups of students will not 
be trapped on upper stories." de- 
clared Dr. Wlnoh, 

Under the present setup, the 
one hundred-seat lecture room is 

on the second floor, so that in 
the event of Are, students would 
have to file through a window and 
down a fire escape, one by one. 
"With flames lapping at their 
heels, this would be painfully 
slow," the Physics Department 
head asserted. 

More Convenience Planned 

Supply rooms will be situated 
in more accessible positions be- 
tween labs and lecture rooms 
where they will be needed. For 
example the electric and electron- 
ics labs will have their supplies, 
which do not differ greatly, stor- 
ed in a room adjoining each lab. 

At present there is only one 
lecture room in the entire build- 
ing, making it difBcult for many 
classes to receive proper demon- 
strations at times w^en one would 
best fit into each course. With an- 
other such room as' Included In 
the plans, conflictlons of this sort 
See PHYSICS, page 4 

Left end Dan Mahoney leaps for a pass on the Amherst goal line, but 
the Jeffs, determined not to let Williams score a second time by air, 
knocked this one down. 

— Williams Photo Service Photo 

Morrill Says WMS 
To Operate ""Soon' 

Dramatic Tryouts 
Begin This Week 

In spite of continued delays as 
a result of difficulties with the col- 
lege power system and missing 
parts, WMS president Dewitt 
Morrill '48 stated that casting for 
acting parts will be held sometime 
this week. 

In a statement to the Record, 
Morrill said: "The opening date 
is getting so close that we can't 
predict it. Except for the difficul- 
ties witli the power system and 
parts, the station is ready to op- 
erate. We'll be able to solve these 
problems in the very near future, 
bittl can't say exactly when. 
Power Problem 

"Unsound .studio circuits must 
be modernized and renovated. In 
addition, under tlie new carrier- 
wave system whereby the station 
will broadcast over local power 
lines, plans call for a line to join 
tlic College power system to the 
studio. Both jobs will be done by 
the College electrician, but he 
hasn't decided where or how the 
work will be done. 

'"the studio unit itself is com- 
plete. Among improvements that 
have been made are a new con- 
trol unit, a studio inter-commun- 
ication .system, an FM-AM tuner 
and a new turntable. The station 
now has four microphone chan- 
nels in one studio and two in 
the other. Tills will allow rehears- 
ing and broadcasting al the same 
time. Morrill also said tliat the 
new system will bring about a 
"tremendous increase in fidelity." 
New Programs 

"Ann Jones, wife of student 
See WMS, page 4 

Legal Careers 

By Law Dean 


"My purpose is to prevent as 

1 many as possible of you from 
entering the lajif^pP^tice. " Paul 
Shipman Andrews. Dean of the 
Syracuse University Law College, 

I told twenty-five undergraduates 
interested 'in law careers last 

; Thursday eyening in the first of 

' a series of Placement Bureau 
guidance talks. 

Dean Andrews made a short 
introductory talk. Following this 
William H. Doughty, Jr., Profess- 
or of Political Science Emeritus, 
made a few additions. The meet- 
ing was tlien thrown open to gcn- 

' cral discussion. 

Dean Andrews stated that con- 
trary to general belief the law- 
profession is not a lucrative one. 
He believes that the determin- 
ing factor in clioosing a career 
should not be the financial re- 
wards derived from it. but the 

1 enjoyment one gets out of it. In 
his estimation the law profession 

1 is a good vocation for tliose "who 
find intellectual work interesting, 
get a kick out of helping others. 

i and who are very unhappy unless 
they can get the rock-bottom an- 
swer to a problem. " 

Professor Doughty said. "A law' 
course fits the .student for more 
fields than any other graduate 
course." Consisting primarily of 
library work and writing briefs. 
it teaches students to tliink 
straight and to careful ex- 
See LAW DEAN, page 2 

Plaeenient Bureau 

Sehedule For Week 

Mr. William O. WyckofT, Di- 
rector of the College Place- 
ment Bureau, announced the 
following job interviews to be 
held next week for seniors. 
On Thursday, November 20, 
Mr, Weaver of the Prudential 
Insurance Company 
of Newark will be here to in- 
terview those interested in ad- 
ministrative work at the home 
office. The jobs pay $55 a week 

Friday Mr. Marquardt will 
interview students for places 
with the Ford Motof Cotnpany 
at Dearborn, Michigan, as au- 
tomotive Industi-y trainees. 
Salaries of $250 a month are 

Cash Problem Hits 
Jazz-Fest Plans 

Negotiations for the WCA spon- 
sored appearance of Rudi Blesh 
and his company of famous jazz- 
men in the "Tliis Is Jazz" con- 
cert have hit a snag, J. David 
Maier '48, publicity director, said 

Mr. Blesh. nationally-known 
jazz critic and columnist for the 
New York Herald Tribune, asked 
for a $1250 minimum guarantee 
plus 50'l of the gate receipts 
above that amount. 

"Although the quality of their 
performance warrants the price, 
it is doubtful whether the seating 
capacity of Chapin Hall is large 
enough to assure a profit with- 
out charging prohibitory prices, " 
Maier said. 

Efforts are still being made to 
arrange for the appearance of the 
Blesh Jazz-men, and Maier hopes 
that further negotiations will re- 
sult in a more practical agree- 

' by Russ Frost 

After battling Amherst all over 
Weston Field Saturday, the Wil- 
liams eleven dropped a heart- 
breaker to its old rival, 14-6, A 
capacity crowd watched the 62nd 
meeting in this historic series 
and thrilled with excitement as 
the Purple rose to the occasion 
with its best game of the season. 
Pat Higgins, playing his last 
college game, .shared honors with 
Stu DufBeld for outstanding per- 
formance for the Purple. It was 
Higgins who snared Duffield's 
long pass in the first period and 
completed a 73 yard touchdown 
play. Between them they account- 
ed for the bulk of Williams' gains 
on the ground and through the 

Grant Ford and Ray Smith 
carried the mail for Amherst with 
Ford scoring both touchdowns. 
Purple Pulls Aerial Attack 
The defeat Saturday climaxed 
Williams' most unsuccessful seas- 
on, no wins and seven losses. But 
' going in as the under-dog. the 
Purple unleashed an aerial attack 
that came very close to pulling 
an upset. Completing nine out of 
'21 pass attempts Williams kept 
, Amherst off balance for most of 
I the game. Twice they just missed 
completing forwards for certain 

[ Amherst tried only six passes 
i in the whole game, making good 
on just one of them. But in Ford, 
Smith, and Nienaber they had a 
strong running attack hard to 
stop. Ford scored from the 11 yard 
line in tlie first three minutes of 
play after Amherst had recovered 
a Williams fumble on the Eph 35. 
Jeffs Outgain Williams on Ground 
.It looked like a fairly even bat- 
tle with both teams getting inside 
the opponent's 20 yard line four 
times. But Amherst had the edge 
in first downs and ground gained. 
Taking the longer route over the^ 
ground, Amherst piled up 16 first 
downs to Williams' 9. Unofficial 
figures show that Amherst gained 
300 yards, all over the ground. 
Williams gained only 88 on the 
ground, and 146 through the air 
for a total of 234. 

The punting on both sides was 
good. Smith of Amherst got one 
off from his own 10 which rolled 
over 70 yards to the Williams 18. 
Quinlan. not to be outdone, back- 
ed Amherst down to their 3 yard 
line with a 55 yard punt in the 
last quarter. 

First Quarter 
Amherst kicked off, Duffield 
running it up to the W 35. Duffield 
carried the ball on a run to right 
and fumbled. Al Keith of Amherst 
recovered on the W32. Grant 
\ Ford and Bob Nienaber alternated 
on running plays over the right 
side and picked up two first 
downs. Ford crashed over the 
I right side from the WU for the 
first score of the game. Hastings 
Morse, tackle, made the conver- 
sion, score 7-0. 

Williams fumbled the kickoff 
and Amherst recovered on their 
ovrn 48. Jim Roush fumbled on a 
reverse and Williams recovered on 
their own 32. Quinlan, back in 
kick foi-mation, passed out to 
Higgins on the W30 who ran it 
40 yards to the A35. Duffield took 
to the air, completed to Detmer 
and another was incomplete In 
the end zone. Trapped on his 
next try, he ran up to the AID 
for a first down. Three running 
plays netted 4 yards, and when 
Duffield's pass was knocked down 
Amherst took over. 
After two running plays, Ray 
See FOOTBALL, page 3 



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NOVEMBER 19, 1947 


Letters To The Editor 

H^il The Emperor 

Cum Grano Salts 

by Jwlaii T. S. Horton 

I suppose it had to come sooner or later. I have been investiga- 
ted by Hon. J. Parnell Thomas and his Un-American Activities Com- 
mittee. Having gotten John Howard Lawson and all other suspicious 
Williams men out of the way, the Committee was forced to choose 
between me and Ella Kazan for the next pot at which to take shots. I 
came out Just an abdomen's length ahead of Ella. 

Thus it was that 1 received a large white envelope which was 
so expensive looking that anyone -would know that it had beeh bought 
by the sweat of the brow of many a tax-collector. At first I thought 
that it was a note from Lillibet. "She's remembered those heavenly 
hours on the Riviera," I thought, "and is inviting me to her wedding." 
But instead of a command from the Lord Chamberlain, I found this 
stiff vellum card: 

Hon. John Parnell Thomas (Rep., N. J.) 

demands the honour of your presence 

at the Committee for the Invejstigatlon of Un-American Activities' 

hearing of 

Josiah T. a, Horton 

on Thursday the thirteenth of November 

at half after ten o'clock 

R. I. P. .; 

November 18th, 1947 

On Monday night people were turned away from a capacity house 
at the Adams Memorial Theatre when the Lecture Committee showed 
"The Emperor Jones' as the first in a projected series of exceptional 
films for the college community. Despite the^ miserable visual and 
sound projection of antiquated and inadequate eQuipment, and a 
twenty five minute break in the showing occasioned by a faulty tube 
in the projector, every seat was occupied when the performance wa.« 
resumed. Publicity had been meager. 

Almost every department of the college wants and needs facili- 
ties to expand its teaching capacities with sound movies and other 
modem audio-visual aids. Historical, cultural, scientific and foreign 
language films are readily available, and required to make the 
facilities of this college adequate to today's educational necessities 
and opportunities. 

The more than capacity audience gathered from this and sur- 
rounding campuses and communities, despite the competition of other 
activities, demands that the college take action to procure at once the 
necessary equipment tor the regular showing of sound films under 
the direction of the various departments, the theatre, the Lecture 
Committee, and similar organizations. 

Respectfully yours, 

(signed) Paul R. Barstow 

Weston Field Again 

To the Editor: ' .• 

There is no doubt that the RECORD has a valid point in crit- 
icizing the rest rooms at Weston Field. The immediacy of the need- 
for proper sanitation facilities was demonstrated last Saturday. Due 
to undesirable and inadequate conditions in the men's room, a row of 
Williams' Alumni, Students, and Amherst men "commuted" with 
nature under the open bleachers adjacent to the baseball stands. 
This situation is unpleasant, unclean and Illegal. It is poor publicity 
and poor hospitality. 

(Signed) L. Tupler 

Glee Club - - ■ 

"My Lovely Cella" George Mimro 

■■( ' 

Two songs .from "Porgy and Bess" 
— Gershwin 

1. "Summertime" 

2. "Promised Lan' " 

Williams College Glee Club 

"Just As The Tide Was Flowing" 
(Eng. folk-tune) 

— Arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams 

"Ballulalow" (Eng. Christmas car- 
ol) — Peter Warlock 

"Chorus of Homage" —Brahms 

Combined Glee Clubs , 

Tickets to the concert may be 
obtained through Professor Arlan 
Coolidge, Department of Music, 
Brown University, Providence, . 
Rhode Island. 

The Glee Club will make the 
, trip by private automobiles, stay 
overnight at Brown, and return 
to Williamstown Sunday morning.' 
Following the concert, the Pem- 
broke Glee Club has planned a 
dance for the Williams group. 


THURSDAY, Evening: 

IRC - 3 Griffin - 7:30 p.m. 
Adelphlc Union-3 Griffln-8 p.m. 
FRIDAY, Evening: 
Debate with RPI - Griffin - 
8:30 p.m. - Subject :-v4TsNa- 
tional Socialism Com^^ble 
with Democracy?" 
Warnings due! 

Law Dean 

presslon in order to prevent mis- 
understandings. In answer to a 
question both Dean Andrews and 
Professor Doughty said that they 
thought that a course in law was 
excellent preparation for anyone 
planning to enter the business 

There is no such thing as the 
legal mind, according to Dean 
Andrews. He added, however, that 
this does not mean that there are 
not strict qualifictitions which the 
law school candidate must meet. 
In fact, about five out of six ap- 
plicants are culled out by the en- 
trance tests at Syracuse. The law 
schools want men with not only 
a good record but also a broad 
cultural background, for as Dean 
Andrews puts it, "We want to 
turn out lawyers not licensed le- 
gal mechanics." 

It was such an unexpected quirk of fate that I — simple little 
Josie Horton — should be invited to be Investigated by Hon. John and 
the boys in the House! I immediately packed my loudest sport shirts 
and my upswept tortoise-shell spectacles in my Gladstone and caught 
the next train for the District. 

On Thursday I swept up to the Capitol in a Yellow Cab. All Wash- 
ington had' heard that I was to testify, so the streets were thronged 
with a man selling filthy postcards and prepared speeches about the 
defense of the capitalist system. I climbed the steps to the Capitol 
and entered the committee room. A big policeman shackled me to a 
chair until my time came to testify. And that time finally camel 
Dapper Joe 
Right on cue I entered the Jammed committee room wearing my 
dapper red white and blue chalk-stripe with an American flag pinned 
over my left stomach where my heart should have been. I sauntered 
Jauntily to the witness stand bowing right and left — no, only right — 
to the many people who stood booing. 

I maneuvered my profile magnificently amidst the flash and pop 
of flash bulbs. I stole every single picture from Rep. Thomas until 
he pushed me bodily into the background and mugged a few himself. 
Humming a few bars of "God Bless the Republican Party", Chair- 
man Thomas rapped for order, and a guard swore me in. "Good luck, 
Comrade," he said, slipping me the old Party grip. 
Horton Male. 
With statesmanlike precision, Mr. Thomas fired the first question 
at me. My rapid well-oiled thinking appartus went Into Instant ac- 
tion, and in less than two minutes I came out with the proper answer 
— "Male". Boos and one scattered cheer ending in a scream of an- 
guish were heard. All I had to worry about was keeping up the terrific 
pace with which the questioning had begun. 

To add to my savoir faire, I lighted a Pall Mall and settled back 
in my chair twirling where there would have been a mustache if 
I had had a mustache. I was ready for anything. I got everything. 

In answer to the query, "Do you attend Williams College?", I 
gave a long and brilliant gem of rhetoric which in substance said, 

Thfe next question, of course, concerned my subversive activities on 
campus. I readily admitted to listening to Shosta^ovitch in the se- 
crecy of my room at night. And 1 pleaded guilty to their charge that 
I had once started to read "War and Peace". The day was saved for 
me on that score when my place-mark revealed that I hadn't been 
able to get beyond the list of characters in the front. 
Cum Grano Sails 
The interrogation finally arrived at the subject dearest to my 
heart. "Is it true that you write a column called Cum Grano Sails?" 
I was asked. I admitted it grudgingly. 

"Isn't that a foreign language title?" said Thomas. 
"Latin," I said in a masterpiece of rebuttal. 
"Latin, schmatln," quoth the Chairman, "they're all the same. 
■Why don't you use a good American title?" 

That was a toughie. In fact I couldn't think of a satisfactory come- 
back, so I mumbled something about Latin's being better than Rus- 
sian. It's all there in the committee reports if you're really interested. 
Anyway, at the mention of the word "Russia" people all about me 
jumped up and started waving their fists and shoutirij^-. horrible 
things like "New Dealer" and "Liberal". One person in the back began 
to sing the "Internationale" and pass out literature urging Americans 
to join the sixth Comintern. 

Red Threat Removed 
I sustained only an injury to my hand when it was struck by the 
gavel as I hurried behind Rep. Thomas for protection. In due time, 
order was restored and the Communist in the back of the room had 
been put away so he couldn't cause any more trouble. Then the atten- 
tion returned to me again as I sat — newly composed — on the wit- 
ness stand. 

I crossed my legs and waited for the next question. It was the 
last one I got to answer. "Are you a Communist?" I was asked. I knew 
what was expected of me. I glanced dlstainfuUy around at the news- 
reel cameras grinding away, and the reporters with their pencils 
poised, and the people glaring expectantly I cleared my throat and 
gulped a shot of vodka. Chairman Thomas asked the question again. 
Snappy Answer 
Then suddenly somethliig within me snapped. I said, "Yes." An 
atomic silence fell over the place. This lasted for several minutes 
while i liiat there buSing my nails on my Jacket. Then a low muttering 
swept through the crowd. They had been cheated. The rotten tomatoes 
they had brought would have to wait to be thrown next day at some- 
one else. I had ruined their fun by capitulating Ux) soon. 

Mr. Thomas rapped for order and glared at me. ^ 

"It is perfectly clear," he said, "that you are following the usual 
line. And it is perfectly clear'that it Is the Communist line!" 

I assured him that he was mistaken, but amid hoots from the 
audience, he began to berate my action. 

"AVhat are we to do with all this evidence?" he asked, showing 
me lists of party members and facsimiles of my Party membership 

I told him what he could do with all his evidence, and I still in- 
sisted that I. was a Communist. 

"Aren't you going to blast us about freedom of speech?" I was 

"I don't believe in it, I'm a Communist," was my ready answer, 
and I twirled my imaginary mustache. 

This was indeed too much for poor J. P. who rapped feebly with 
his gavel and gasped, "Are you willing to name names of your fellow- 
trdVelers at Williams?" 

So I named everyone from Mrs. Baxter to Mike Robbing and pro- 
duced fake membership cards to prove It. I named names all right. 
The Committee was quite astounded. I venture to say that I am the 
oply avowed Communist in the entire list of people Investigated. So 
the affair ended and I was conducted back to my Yellow Cab and' 
wished godspeed by all present. And I returned — able to 6db^ue 
my reactionary outpourings at Williams — safe in the knowledge, that 
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Ephs Bow 3-1, As Jeff Booters Win Little Three 

Booters Lose 
Contest With 
Amherst, 3-1 

I), (eat Costfs Ephmen 
liiile Three Crown 

Iphs Fail To Click 

Sal>rina8 Tally T\fij 
,jr Opening Quarter 

by Wally Stern 

.'.. Jiersfs two goals in the 

ajr period proved too much 

margin to overcome, as the 

\ , ; ams soccer teani dropped a 

. 1 decision to the Lord Jefts. 

, was the last^ game of the 

„n and wasyPlayed Saturday 

, iimg on Cole Field. 

Ills game, /which, decided the 
I lu Thrte Championship, 
I ..iiBht together two apparently 
, Illy nuitched teams. After the 
: ,,iis 2/1 victory over Wesleyan, 
, om/the Lord Jeffs had tied, 
\, iliXms was In a position to win 
HuAiUe If they could get by Am- 
j.y{,i. However, after the Sabrlnas 
/nii'd their two goals In the opcn- 
/]]'.■ period, they were never 
li idcd, and earned a clear-cut 
111 wry over the Ephmen. They 
iKid better control of the ball, 
I lull- passing was better, and for 
111.' most part, they beat the home to the ball. 

Amhent Seorei 
Amherst started fast, with In- 
.,i(i('-right Eaton scoring four min- 
utes after the game began, after 
jiome nice passing by the Sabrlna's 
forward line had worked the ball 
into the goal-mouth. The Jeffs 
continued to dominate the play 
and three-quarters of the way 
through the period scored again 
a.s outside-left Donatl crossed the 
ball In front of the goal and out- 
.side-rlght Park pushed a shot 
piust Captain Denny Lunt. Am- 
lirrst almost scored again at the 
end of the quarter on a free kick, 
l)ut Lunt made a nice stop to 
prevent the score. 

riiere was no scoring In the 
second quarter, but Amherst con- 
iinijcd to monopolize the play. 
Tlie Jeff fullbacks, together with 
ilic half-backs, presented a de- which the Eph line could 
noi crack. Every time the Purple 
tiiiwards attempted to work the 
i>;ill in, It was driven back by' the 
defense, and the home team fall- 
1 d to get many shots at the goal. 
Emmert Scores 
I'he third period opened with 
< .1' Lord Jeffs enjoying a 2-0 lead, 
I ill Williams foughl back. Barry 

I nimert cut In from his wing posl- 
' in, and drove the ball Into the 
' inherst nets after a pUe-up In 

int of the goal, about two- third.? 
! the way through the period 
^i.s put Williams back Into the 
'lie, with a quarter still left to 

As the fourth quarter began, the 
ly speeded up, and Williams 
i:an to click for the first time. 
■icy carried the play down Into 
nlierst territory, and kept push- 
' ' in, but could not score. But 
ider one quick break by Amherst, 
"• Jeff line caught the Eph fuU- 

■ " ks out of position and got off 
- clear shot vat the goal which 

II «ed. The Amherst forward line 

■ ept In on a second fast break, 

■ 'wever, and this time converted. 
llie goal put the visitors ahead 
■'1 and put the game on Ice. The 
Kphmen could not cut down the 
l<iad, and the game ended with 
the score standing at 3-1, In favor 
of Amherst. 

No SubtUtutes 

The team that started for Wil- 
liams went the whole way. The 
inner trio of forwards, Cy May- 
shark, Larry Smith, and Prank 
Donnelly, who had looked very 
good the previous week against 
Wesleyan, never could get going 
Prenchy Oudln and Barry Emmert 
at the wings also had trouble get- 
ting the ball into scoring range. 
Emmy Brown again played a fine 
game at center-half, with Johnny 
Bowen and George Kneass work- 
ing the other half-back spots. 

Jerry Page and "Bump" Hadley 
at fullbacks cleared the baU nice- 
ly on several occasions, 'but were 

Skaters Bmin 
Practice Trips 


el Tj6 Spri 
we^ly Woi 


Theyhockey team Is making 
about/ one trip p4r week to the 
Sprjhgfleld Hockey Club, where 
p^ctice sessions can be held re- 
■ffiesSN^of weather conditions, 
ly these efforts the team hopes 
to avoid the dlsasterous results 
of last season's late start. 

The squad, under the direction 
of Captain Charley Huntington, 
who will coach, pending the re"- 
tum of Coach Whoop Snively 
from gridiron commitments, has 
traveled to Springfield twice thus 
far. Thirty-four men made the 
first trip, but hour tests cut that 
number to twenty-flve on the 
second excursion. All expenses, 
including the rink rental, are be- 
ing paid by the players, who have 
expressed the opinion that since 
practice is needed, the only sure 
way to get It before the schedule 
begins Is to go out, secure a rink, 
and skate. 

Team Intact 

Last winter the team waited 
for cold weather to freeze over 
Cole Pond and finished the seas- 
on with two wins against seven 
losses. But Snively Is fortunate 
In that last year's squad returns 
practically Intact — Chuck Cole- 
man being the only man lost 
through graduation. 

During the Christmas vacation 
the hockey team will practice In 
Buffalo with expenses being paid 
by the Joint alumni of Williams 
and Dartmouth, The Williams 
representative of this group In 
Buffalo is Bill Balrd, '29, Exhibi- 
tion games are scheduled with 
Dartmouth, Princeton, and Col- 

On January 10 the Purple's first 
offlclafly scheduled contest is Un- 
ion at their rink. Other scheduled 
opponents Include Hamilton, Mid- 
dlebury, St. Lawrence, Harvard, 
Dartmouth, Yale, Army, and the 
last rival, Princeton on March 1. 

Pat Higgins Carries The Mail 

J V Soccer 
Defeats Jeffs 

JV's Win Little Three 
Bohner Scores Goal 

Pat Higgins (99) gains yardage with the help of IVIarty Detmer (98, 

Jeffs Victorious Over Ephs 
In 14-6 Struggle; Williams 
Tallies On Pass By Duffield 

(Continued from page 1 ) 

caught out of position on the 
Lord Jeff's fast breaks, Denny 
Lunt. in the goal, stopped poten- 
tial Amherst scores with nice 

The team ends the season with 

a 3-4 record. After winning the 

opener easily, they dropped the 

next three games, and then came 

See BOOTERS, page 4 

DuSield couldn't make first down 
through center and Amherst took 
Gold of Amherst ran a naked re- 
verse up to the 15, Ford went over 
the left side to the W9. Then the 
Williams line held them solid for 
no gain. 
Quinlan kicked out to the 35. On 
a pitch out to the right. Smith 
got down to the 6 where Quinlan 
made the tackle, Dick Simon and 
Ed Barry of Amherst pushed 
down to the 1 yard line and Ford 
bucked across for the tally, Morse 
made the kick and Amherst led, 

Fourth Quarter 

Smith had to kick from his own 
46 to Parmer who slipped on his 
own 27. Duffield picked up a first 
down through a big hole over 
right tackle. On the next play 
Williams was penalized 15 yards 
for roughness back to their 22. 
Quinlan punted on third down 
to the A30. Frank Stisser fumbled 
, with Murphy making the recov- 

Keith of Amherst stopped 
Whitney on a run to 
right for loss of a yard, A long pass 
from Higgins to Mahoney was in- 

Smith dropped back In the end 
zone and punted dowii to the WIS, 
Duffield ran once then faded back 
to his own 15 and passed to Hig- 
gins In mldfleld, Higgins galloped 
up the left sidelines 45 yards for 
a touchdown. He failed to convert 
and Amherst led 7-6, 

Second Quarter 

Ford made a first down on the 
opening play, got another one two 
plays later up to the W25, Higgins 
nailed McKeon for a five yard 
loss and Williams took over on 
downs three plays later. 

Williams held Amherst in mld- 
fleld and Smith kicked out of 
bounds on the W26. Higgins made 
a first down on the W42. Duffield 
gained up to the 50 yd line when 
on fourth down a snap from cen- 
ter got away and Amherst recov- 
ered on the W35. Held for three 
downs Barry of Amherst tossed 
a left handed pass Into the end 
zone and Williams Just manage^ 
to knock It down. 

Third Quarter 

Ford of Amherst returned Clan- 
cy's kickoff to the A34, Two playj 
later Capt. Murphy of Williams 
recovered Nienaber's fumble on I complete. Another pass from cen- 
the AID, Farmer gained a yard to ter got away for a loss of 17 

right, Qulnlan's pass was incom- 
plete, then Duffield In kick forpia- 
tlon passed to Farmer for 8 yards. 

yards. Quinlan made a wonderful 
punt which rolled and stopped 
dead on the A2. Smith punted 

Art Bohner's long arching shoi 
in the last period, broke a score- 
less deadlock, and gave the Wil- 
liams Jayvees a 1-0 victory over 
Amherst. The win brought the 
Little Three title to the Ephmen 
In the team's final game of the 
season played at Amherst last 

Although Williams dominated 
the play most of the game and 
missed several scoring opportun- 
ities when shots went high or 
wide, they could not register a 
goal until Bohner's score. His 
shot was taken from the sideline, 
about half way out, and traveled 
over the goalie's head. After tak- 
ing this one-goal lead, the Eph- 
men kept pressing, and almost 
countered again on some nice 
centers by Pete Andrews and Elck 
Fowle, but could not score, again. 
Fresh Line 

Coach Hank Flynt alternated 
two lines, keeping fresh forwards 
in all the time, Jim Brydon, Pete 
Andrews and Jack Griggs formed 
one combination, while Bill Burke, 
Chuck Blakney and Ford Wright 
formed the second inner trio, 
which had scored both the goals 
against Wesleyan the previous 
week. Rick Fowle played the en- 
tire game at outside-left, while 
Bud Bardes and BUI Mikell al- 
ternated at outside-right. The 
halfbacks, sparked by Bohner and 
center-half Sam Gentles played 
a fine game, forcing the play 
most of the time and keeping Wil- 
liams in possession of the ball. 
Fullbacks Tom Edwards and Ben- 
ny Read uncorked some long 
kicks, with 'Edwards almost scor- 
ing on one shot. 

The Jayvees thus ended the 
season with a 3-1 record, includ- 
ing victories over Wesleyan and 
Amherst, and the Little Three 
ehamplonship. They have had 
only one goal scored against them 
all year; their only defeat was a 
1-0 overtime decision to the var- 
sity of New England College, The 
game at Amherst was followed by 
a banquet at Hadley, Mass., given 
by Coach Flynt. 

Jeff Champs 
Down Phi ^ 
Delts, 12-10 

Chi Phi's Squeeze Win 
From Eph Football 
Intramural Titlist 

back to his 36, Quinlan was nailed 
for 5 yard loss by Bill Parsons, 
Farmer just missed holding a 
touchdown pass from Duffield 
right on the goal line. 

Last Saturday the Phi Delts, 
Williams intramural champions, 
were downed 12-10 by the Chi 
Phis, top fraternity squad of Am- 
herst .The Delts had gained their 
title by trouncing the Betes for 
their league championship and 
flattening the taarfleld Club, the 
powerhouse in the other league. 

In their gpjne at Amherst with 
the Sabrlna champs for the in- 
ter-college title, the Ephmen 
seemed to be on their way to one 
of their usual wins. On the open- 
ing play Don LeSage slipped out 
as a sleeper, escaped the notice 
of the Lord Jeffs, snared an aer- 
ial from Bill Downes, and raced 
over for a touchdown. But Am- 
herst refused to knuckle under 
and soon tied the score at six all. 

At the beginningof the second 
period the Phi Delts' offense 
backfired. As they went into their 
usual basketball tactics upon re- 
ceiving the kickoff, the Delts had 
the discouraging experience of 
seeing a Chi Phi snare one of their 
aerials and return it tor a TD. 
The Williams champions did their 
best to make up the six-point de- 
ficit, but the Sabrlnas held them 
to a pair of safetys. 

The Phi Delts went to Amherst 
with a perfect record. They had 
won their league title by easily 
defeating the hitherto unbeaten 
Betes on Nov, 18, The Bete match 
was one-sided all the way. Al- 
though the rainy weather and the 
slippery field slowed the action 
considerably, the Phi Delt scoring 
punch was still there. They ham- 
mered across two TD's, one in the 
first period, the other midway 
through the second. 

The Phi Delts hadn't experien- 
ced much difficulty in downing 
the Clubmen either, consistently 
outplaying them to the tune of 
12-0, The Delts' basketball offense 
went well in the first half, during 
which Chuck Goodell tallied twice 
for the winners. However, in the 
second stanza, the game bogged 
down as the New England dark- 
ness set in, and neither team was 
able to score. 

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Vassar — glib, witty, and sexually 
attractive — he does a craftsman- 
like job. 

Bernle Felch created some 
splendid buffoonery for his role 
as the never-silent butler. His 
ScoUay Square comedy part, as 
the saying Is, was played to the 

Nancy Ross, as Mrs. Sullen, was 
somewhat like the girl with the 
curl In the 'middle of her fore- 
head. Her gestures made and un- 
made her role In disconcerting 
succession. Her entrance at the 
beginning of the second part of 
the play was thrilling. She enter- 
ed from upstage center with su- 
perb dignity, bowed to the stage 
boxes, — then, when she started 
to speak, the mood was shattered 
by extravagant arm-waving. 
Almwell and Dorinda 

Tim Mann, playing Almwell, 
was at his best, as the romantic 
foil to the cynical fortune hunter, 
Archer, early in Part I. The role 
is limited by the playwright, but 
Tim lost his enthusiasm for the 
part after these scenes with Arch- 

Audrey Barnes, as Dorinda, was 
disappointing. Her tenseness, ex- 
cept in brief flashes, completely 
Inhibited her charm and caused 
her to miss lines and cues. Joel 
Carr and Dick Schwab did com- 
mendable jobs In their minor roles 
as the French priest with the 
brogue and the sotted sq'iire, 

Constance'' Holt played Lady 
Bountiful with maturity too rarely 
seen in characterizations of young 
people playing old. Bake Roll did 
a good job as the stuffy messen- 
ger of the Gods, Sir Charles Free- 
man. Josephine Miser, as the bar- 
maid with ambition. Cherry, was 
good in spots, but not consistant. 
Cut In Two parts 

For this production, the play 
was divided into two parts of 
eight scenes and five, rather than 
the traditional five-act division. 
This was intended to help main- 
tain the rapid tempo required in 
this type of comedy. 

This mechanical device was not 
enough to keep the play from be- 
ing rather dull in the beginning. 
When Archer was not on stage 
the action dragged. Even when 
he was on stage he had difficulty 
carrying the rest of the cast be- 
hind him. There was too little 
playing to each ether among the 
characters. Pauses between 
speeches were overruled. There 
was not enough waiting for 
laughs and several choice post- 
Restoration gags were lost in the 

First Part Drags 

The play was divided into two 
parts of eleven scenes and two 
for the audience. The first eleven 
scenes were too often tedious ex- 
position and complication part 


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with occasional sparkles — such as 
the drinking scene between Scrub 
and Archer. In the last two scenes 
the pace finally caught up with 
the drama and the spectators and 
Farquhar got a break. 

The second part begins in the 
thirteenth scene with the duel- 
ing episode in Mrs. SuUen's bed- 
room. Given a chance to rush a- 
bout the stage, rather than in- 
sinuate and posture the cast car- 
ried off the last two scenes on 
their shoulders. 

The stylized version of the 
post-Restoration stage was weU 
conceived. The spectator boxes, 
as the program notes indicated, 
helped recapture the eighteenth 
century atmosphere. 

The set design displayed in the 
AMT drama library was a good 
planning job, but the painted set 
suffered in the paint shop. Much 
of the lavish quality which the 
designer wished to project was 
lost in the strictly two-dimention- 
al quality of the finished scenery. 

The fli'st production this fall of 
the AMT under new direction was 
enjoyable even though it was not 
as highly polished. When the new 
Cap and Bells team has worked 
out together in another produc- 
tion or two, we may expect some 
fine evenings of theatre. 

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will no longer occur. 

Astronomy Department Included 

Included in these additions of 
some 8000 square feet of floor 
area is room for astronomy class- 
rooms, labs, storerooms and of- 
fices. "The campus used to be the 
astronomy lab," said Winch, 
"Which meant that inquisitive 
passers-by were forever wanting 
to look through the telescope." 

The roof of the rear addition 
will be an observatory, which will 
open out from the third story of 
the present building. On that floor 
will also be included an astronomy 
lab and instrument store rooms. 
The part of that floor extending 
to the Chemistry Building will 
house two new freshman physics 

Building Date Unknown 

Professor Winch refused to 
speculate on how soon ground 
would be broken for the proposed 
expansion, because "that depends 

One-Acters - ■ - 

and Lydla Hewat, Olive. Betty 
Dlssell Vlll play Elena and Bar- 
bara Closson, Nanny In the sup- 
porting feminine parts, ^th had 
minor parts in last weekend's 

Several members of the cast will 
travel to Boston to see "Ways 
and Means" when It opens there 
next week. 

Audrey Barnes, Dorinda in "The 
Beaux' Stratagem," plays the 
lead as Columbine In "Aria da 
Capo" by Edna St. Vincent MlUay. 
Domlnlck Dunne '49, John Day 
'50, and Richard Schwab have 
been selected by director Richard 
Marble to play the well-known 
characters of Plerrott, Corydon, 
and Thyrsls, respectively. Schwab 
played the debauched Sullen in 
the "Beaux," The masque of Trag- 
edy will be H. Baekland Roll, who 
will make a quick changeover 
from the role of Sir Charles 

In Tennessee Williams' "Por- 
trait of A Madonna," Mrs. Clar- 
ence Chaffee will play the lead 
part of Miss Collins. Joel Carr, 
the French priest in "The Beaux' 
Stratagem," is the Elevator Boy. 
The Porter will be played by John 
Lasell '50. Supporting roles In- 
clude John Day '50, as the Doctor, 
Andrew Helneman '50, as Mr. 
Abrams, and Susan Geier as the 
Nurse. Russell Bourne will direct 
the play. 



Bob Jones 'SO, will be the featur- 
ed vocalist on "the Campus Hit 
Parade" which will also include 
the Johnny Davis orchestra. The 
program will be heard either 
Thursday or Friday night. 

"Willie Hope, the balladler, who 
made such a hit at the Oarfleld 
Club Houseparty celebration will 
be heard Wednesday night at 9:1&. 
The Inter-fraternlty Sing con- 
test in December will be heard 
Thursdays from 10-10:30 p.m. 

"Also planned are an Interrfra- 
ternity quiz program and a facul- 
Jfy- student version of "Informa- 
tion Please".^ 


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victories over Clark University 
and a powerful Wesleyan team. 
The loss to Amherst dropped the 
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on the generosity of the alumni, 
the students and the public." 

He did surmise that once start- 
ed, construction and renovation 
could be completed in less than 
two years. "The actual additions," 
he said, "might be built ^d fitted 
out while classes are inTJrogress, 
but the renovation of our present 
space would have to be done dur- 
ing summer vacations." 


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slip with the top percentage will be re- 
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number slips according to time received. 

3. Only one entry is allowed per person 
per store. 

4. Slips must be presented in person with 
name printed on Slips. Winners will be 
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No. 15 

Student Groups Ask For 
A M T Projection Equipment 

01(1 Projector 
Bit aks Down 
Dili iiig 'Jones' 

L(M ' lie Comtn. Backs 
Cap V Bells, SAC, Moves 

Th. Student Activities Council 
and ap and Bells acted this 
«c(k iM obtain suitable projection 
eqiiii "K'nt for the Adams Memor- 
ial . liitre, after the obsolete. 
flflc • ear-old College projector 
bioki iown In the middle of the 
Lii I Committee showing oi 
■ El li mr Jones" Monday night 
brfij" A capacity audience In the 

Ii.i malfunctioning sound tran- 
srpi..Miin system of the antiquated 
maihiiie stopped working alto- 
gctlid in the middle of th>! film. 
and 11 toolt a thirty-minute inler- 
mis-^mii to patch the machine 

toil''! HIT. 

SAC Pasaea Resolution 

lii.sday night the SAC unnnl- 
moii Iv passed a resolution 
"stroiiKly urging President Bax- 
ter (o get new projection equlp- 
mcnl at once", and recommend- 
ing Undergraduate Council action 
on the matter. At their Wednesday 
afii'inoon meeting, Cap and Bells 
miulc a similar resolution. 

Puul Barstow '48, chairman of 
the Lecture Committee In a state- 
ment to the Record said, "The 
reiniukable turnout for this first 
film of our projected series em- 
phuiieally demands that better 
pioioctlon facilities be provided 
by the College. More Important 
than this, however, is the heed 
for new equipment for the benefit 
of various academic departments 
»hah would like to use fUms lor 
diKd educational work." 

IJiu'.stow's comments were echo- 
ed 1 y one faculty member as he 
Un I lie AMT after the film was 
sl.inri: "The film was fine, but 
ni . ; we contend with an inade- 
q 1. 1 • projector each time? Its 
111:; ■ we had a workable machine. ' 

Oxford, Cambridge 
Fellowships Offered 

Under the Charles and Julia 
Henry Pimd, five fellowships of 
approximately $2400 each will 
be made available to American 
students for study at Oxford 
and Cambridge Universities in 
England during the 1948-49 
academic year. Preference In 
awarding the fellowships will 
be given to applicants who 
have received the bachelor's 
degree since June, 1943, and 
to those who expect to gradu- 
ate from American colleges by 
July 1, 1948. 

Applicants must submit evi- 
dence of outstanding ability in 
some recognized branch of 
learning, and must have sub- 
mitted their applications on or 
before February 16, 1948. They 
should be sent to the Office of 
the Secretary of Yale Univer- 
sity, New Haven, Conn., or the 
Office of the Secretary of the 
Corporation of Harvard Uni- 
versity, Cambridge, Mass. 

Fire Rages 
In Veterans 
Barracks No. 1 

$2500 Damage 

To Jones Apartment 

In Thursday Blaze 

U C Amends 

Proposes Panel For 
Vocational Guidance 

lif'uux Tour 
To Pittsfield 

I I oration Gentlemen 
'^ > Women Voters 

'le Beaux' Stratagem" went 
f' '? road for a one-night stand 
" lay evening, playing before 
■1 paclty crowd of three hun- 
" at the Berkshire Museum In 
•' ' field. 

lordlng to Cap and Bells bus- 
'"' manager Ted Lohrke '49, 
Fi' ihar's comedy, sponsored by 
"' I'ittsfleld League of Women 

Two amendments to the Under- 
graduate Council Constitution, 
and a proposed vocational guid- 
ance panel to be held during a 
two-week period after Christmas, 
were the principal topics discus- 
sed at the UC meeting Monday 
night. Seventeen first bids were 
turned in under the post-season 
rushing program, and Robert A. 
Rupen '48, gave a report on the 
Amherst fraternity situation. 

Bradley B. Hammond '48, an- 
nounced that he had received a 
second letter and a phone call 
from the Berkshire Hills School 
in Great Harrington. He said that 
they "desperately needed' sixty 
Williams men for a dance from 
8-12 p. m. Saturday night. 

Under the first amendment to 
the constitution, the president of 
the Senior Class can not be elect- 
ed head of the UC, since It is felt 
that he is too busy with his other 
duties to handle the job. 

Members of the UC will now 
be the only ones eligible to be elec- 
See UC, page 4 

A fire, which started about 8 
a. m. Thursday morning, gutted 
the Latham Street barracks apart- 
ment of veteran couple Ann and 
Robert Jones '49 and caused an 
estimated $2500 personal loss. No 
estimate of damage to the Col- 
lege-oyyned barracks could be ob- 
tained \Thursday from Grounds 
and I BJilldlngs , Superlntendaut 
r'erry -fciedley. '^ 

According to Fire Chief Thomas 
Welch, a faulty electrical con- 
nection in the toaster or refriger- 
ator was probably the cause of 
the blaze. 

Stevenson Finds Fire 

The flre was discovered by John 
Stevenson '50, who lives with his 
wife, Marcella, In the apartment 
under the Jones'. Stevenson told 
the Record that he heard the buz- 
zing of what sounded like a short 
circuit from the Jones apartment 
between 8:00 and 8:05 a.m. 

He said he ran upstairs to in- 
form the Jones'. Receiving no 
answer to his knock — the Jones' 
were at an 8 o'clock class - ne 
opened the door and was met by 
a blast of hot air, smoke, and 
flame. He slammed the door, ran 
down stairs, and spread the alarm 
to the neighbors. 

Iceman Sounds Alarm 

About the same time, iceman 
Cliff Geroux saw smoke pouring 
from the barracks and notified the 
telephone exchange. 

Tvaatv voluQteei: fire iighteis of 
the Gale Hose Company, with two 
fire engines, led by Chief Welch, 
hurried to the barracks and quick- 
ly brought the blaze under con- 
trol. In less than half an hour 
after it -started, the fire was 
practically extinguished. No lire- 
men were Injured, but Chief 
Welch was confined to bed Thurs- 
day afternoon with smoke pois- 

$2,500 Damace 

"Our living room and kitchen 
furnishings were entirely destroy- 
ed." stated Jones, estimating the 
ramage at $2500. "The funiish- 
ihgs, clothes, and books are m- 
sured. " he added, "but It will be 
hard to replace two year's worth 
of pre-med notes." 

Smoke and water damage also 
made uninhabitable the apart- 
ments of the Stevensons, Mitzi 
and Edmund Rldell '48, Janet 
See FIRE, page 4 

Most Fraternities Ignore 
Truman's Voluntary Rationing 

Photo by Williams Photo Service 

Russ Piatt and Ed Pawlick eat meat Tuesday, despite the Presi- 
dent's voluntary food-rationing plan and the Gym Lunch's atieinpt 
to deny meat to their customers without losing all of their Tuesday 

Fund To Modernize Entire 
Biology Dept.^ Says Cole 

Review Praises Purple Cow 
For 'Coherence, Balance' 


s. was received "enthusias- 

'" ily" and Cap and Bells has 
bcin asked to return Again with 
'"lure productions. 

lolirke said that the production 
*;ii hampered by technical dlf- 
n< iilties but these seemed to pass 
imnotlced by the audience. Tlie 
staRe was about one third as big 
as the AMT staRe and the lighting 
anangemenU were poor. He add- 
<"i that the property department 
had difficulties also, since much 
of the scenery had to be propped 
against the Wall. The Bt)ectator 
boxes had to be eliminated, but 
the "eighteenth century theatre 
goers" were seated In the aud- 

Before the play, members of the 
cast and stage crew were enter- 
wined by the League of Women 
Voters with a turkey dinner at 
we home of one of the memberg. 

by Bob Taylor 

The editors of the Purple Cow 
tried in this issue, to achieve some 
coherency in the material which 
they chose to print. The maga- 
zine is almost entirely humorous 
this month, and much better bal- 
anced than in the past. Also, there 
is some quite pleasant writing In 
it, but, alas, still too much that 
is almost incredibly bad. 

The first two articles, "Rumin- 
ations" and "Corrective Concu- 
piscence," are easily the worst. 
The author of "Ruminations" en- 
tirely conceals what he's talking 
about until the latter half of the 
article. Twice he steps completely 
out of his vague context, first to 
mention Qelette Burgess, then to 
take a dig at Cow reviewers. By 
the time he reveals the thread of 
continuity, no one cares much 
about It. 

Ckpsaddle Critloiied 

"Corrective Concupiscence" Is 
written by a man who desires to 
be known as Prof. Adam Clap- 
saddle. He never tells us why. Tho 
piece may best be criticised by 
quoting its third sentence— a mi- 
crocosm of Purple Cow trans- 

gresslon : 

"The faculty meets less formal- 
ly on an average of twice weekly, 
but the most noteworthy achieve- 
ment directly resultant from these 
meetings was the determination 
to thoroughly confuse things by 
offering a compulsory session." 
Grammar Criticized 

There is, in this blurb, a con- 
tradiction in tense, a split infini- 
tive, and a misused preposition 
(should be "resultant of"). Also, 
something which is "compulsory" 
cannot very well be "offered," and 
the author never defines a "com- 
pulsory session." 

Later In the story, the tone is 

established, and the style picks 

up, but the whole effect Is that of 

a dirty Joke which Isn't very fuimy. 

Sondhetm Not Criticlied 

Much pleasanter are the other 
froths^ bits in the magazine. In 
"The Pall Runneth Over" Steve 
Sondhelm really takes the bull by 
the shovel in a parody of a Rec- 
ord review of the Cow and pro- 
vides a presentable number of 
chuckles. "0id As A Boy," by 
J. T. S. Horton is neither his best 
See COW, page 2 

by John Shepardson I '" their undergraduate years, giv- 

Sorely needed space, a 165-seat | ing them a comprehensive viex of 
lecture room, and a laboratory for I the field of biology, 
the Psychology Department, are 
but a few of the features of the 
proposed $375,000 Biology Lab ad- 
dition, which will make possible 
an expanded curriculum, accord- 
ing to Professor Elbert C. Cole, 
head of the Biology Department. 
Second on the list of projects 
to be provided by the $2,500,000 
Building and Endowment Fund, 
the : addition frill add 50* more 
usable space to the present build- 
ing. "Not only will this give us 
more room," said Dr. Cole, "but 
it win provide us with a building 
that is adaptable to changing 

Major Course To Reappear 
Not mentioning any new cours- 
es specifically. Dr. Cole did, how- 
ever, emphasize the hoped-for 
reappearance of the 19-20 course, 
on the "missing" list during and 
since the War. The senior major 
course. Biology 19-20, Integrated 
all which the students had learned 

Chi Psi Takes 
Hockey Match 

by Fete Stites 

A powerful Chi Psi eleven piled 
up an Impressive 5-2 win over on 
overrated Bennington College 
field hockey squad Wednesday 
afternoon on the Bennington field, 
while piling up an even more Im- 
pressive stack of empty beer cans 
behind their goal. The Chi Psi 
Featherheads were donned in the 
prescribed uniform of the day: 
work clothes and colorful minia- 
ture sombreros with long feathers. 
First Half 

The first quarter started fast 
with Buzzy "Doctor" Neave of the 
Featherheads shooting in a neat 
goal. The B;towners retaliated 
quickly to tie the score 1-1. The 
spectators went wild when the 
entire Chi Psi team mobbed the 
opposing goalie, Ann Chatfleld, in 
an attempt to score. Although the 
ball did enter the goal, the Ben- 
nington referee ruled out the goal 
because the goalie fellt o the 
groimd In the struggle. 
Eraser Scores 

Chi Psi spirit enabled the 
Featherheads to score twice in the 
second quarter. Although Benn- 
ington sent In heavy replacements. 
Jack Fraser managed to slip in 
the two Chi Psi tallies. As the 
second quarter ended, Chi Psi was 
ahead, 3-1. 

During the second half, several 

See FIELD HOCKEY, page 4 

Honors work will be resumed on 
a larger scale than before the 
War. A large seminar room is to 
be provided for the meetings of 
honors students, as well as lor 
evening meetings of Biology 19-20 
where student written papers will 
be read and "bombarded by the 
other students." 

Large Lecture Hall Planned 

The west wing of the new struc- 
ture will house a lecture hall seal- 
ing 165 people. "The college has 
long needed a lecture room of this 
size,'' declared the biology head. 
There will be a separate entrance 
from the outside, so that other 
college activities may be held in 
the room when it is not being used 
for biology classes. 

The Psychology Department will 
be located on the basement floor 
of the new building. The plans 
provide for a laboratory for thai 
department, which has long been 
without one. Four other new labs 
See 'BUG LAB', page 4 

Meet Today 

Representatives of the Little 
Three colleges and Bowdoin will 
attend the first meeting of the 
weekend Student Christian Move- 
ment Conference on mutual prob- 
lems Saturday afternoon at 4:30 
in the lounge of the Garfield 

Six delegates from Amherst will 
bj present at the conference. Bow- 
doin, Wesleyan and Williams will 
each be represented by five stud- 
ents. General discussions on mar- 
riage and religion courses in col- 
leges and similar questions will 
be under consideration. 

Three Sessions To Be Held 

The weekend conference will be 
broken into three sessions. The 
first meeting of the delegates will 
be Saturday afternoon at 4:30 
In the Garfield Club Lounge. The 
second will be held Saturday ev- 
ening at 7:30. The meeting Sun- 
day at 10 a.m. will close the con- 

Edson Spencer '48, Student 
Christian Movement representa - 
tlve on the WCA Cabinet, said 
some fraternity houses might be 
used for the discussions as well 
as the Garfield Club. William 
Wlcmer, an official In the Student 
Christian Movemeritihea^uarters 
in Boston, will act as adviser to 
the coniterence. 

Ten Houses, 
Do Not Comply 

Restaurant Men Say 
Public Against Plan; 
Foresee Little Savings 

by Edward Pawlick 

Approximately 70* of the fra- 
ternities and restaurants In Wil- 
.iamstown are ignoring "meat- 
iess Tuesday" under' President 
Harry S. Truman's voluntary 
rationing plan, .and only a lew 
are following his eggless Thursday 
program, a Record survey this 
week revealed. Ten social units 
served meat last Tuesday night. 
The 1896 House and the College 
Restaurant both served a meat 
course, while the Williams Iim 
and the Gym Lunch both elim- 
inated it from their menu. How- 
ever, the Gym Lunch did serve 
hamburgers and other meat dishes 
If a customer Insisted upon it. 
House Waiting For CC 

A spokesman for one fraternity 
recalled that his house had dis- 
cussed voluntary rationing follow- 
ing the President's message. It 
was decided then that the house 
would take no steps unless the 
Undergraduate Council took a 
stand on the voluntary rationing 

Mike, of the College Restaurant, 
summed up the opinions of the 
non-participants when he said, 
"On Tuesday they eat double or- 
ders of eggs, and on Thursdays 
they take double orders of meat. 
What's the saving?" 

96 Customers Want Meat ^. 

The manager of the 1896 House, 
Hal Reder, said that his customers 
wanted meat and he had to sat- 
isfy them. They telephone to find 
out if he is going to have meat 
before thSy reserve a table for 
Tuesday night. He pointed out 
that meat, particularly beef. Is 
just starting to get plentiful and 
that the 1896 House will have only 
two more Tuesdays before it clos- 
es for the winter, anyway. 

Gus Bridgeman, owner of the 
Gym Lunch agreed that most peo- 
ple were not solidly behind the 
program. Although he hasn't had 
meat on his menu for the past 
month, he has been forced to 
serve hamburgers or lose some 
of his trade. 

Meatless Day Losses Customers 

He cited restaurants in Pitts- 
field which observed meatless 
Tuesday the first few weeks, but 
lost so many customers that they 
were finally forced to put meat 
back on their menu. 

The Gym Lunch does serve eggs 
on Thursday morning, but they 
try to persuade the customers to 
See MEATLESS, page 4 

Potter Entertains 
Freshmen Squad 

Coach Harvey Potter enter- 
tained the Freshman Football 
Squad with a buffet supper at his 
home last week, in celebration of 
the team's first undefeated season 
In eight years. 

Following the supper. Captain 
Ernest J. Mlerjewskl expressed the 
players' appreciation for the 
coaching aid which they had re- 
ceived and announced that gold 
cigarette cases have been ordered 
for Coaches Potter and Bobby 
Coombs, and trainer Ken Rogers, 
which will be presented as soon 
as they are received. 

After thanking the squad. Coach 
Potter said, "I hope you boys will 
continue your football and main- 
tain this wonderftil record during 
the next three years." 


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J. DAVID MAIER, '48 EdItor-ln-Chlef 

CHARLES H. KLENSCH, '48 Managing Editor 

BARRETT F. EMMERT, '48 Sports Editor 

ROBERT A. RUPEN, '48 Copy Editor 

JOSIAH T. S. HORTON. '48 Senior Associote Editor 

BEN B. FOSTER, II, '48 Office Manager 

Make-up Editor fpr this issue Joseph Dorsey '49 


Charles R. Fetter, '48 H. Russell Piatt, '48 

Peter M. Thexton, '48 John H. Schofer, '48 


Wllliom R. Barney, Jr., '49 Russell B. Frost, '49 

Seth M. Bidwell, '49 r- Edwin Kuh, '49 

Jerry J. Cole, '49 J. Edward Powlick, '49 

Joseph F. Dorsey, '49 R. S. Taylor, '49 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '48 

Co-Advertising Managers Edward L. Stockhouse, '50 

Thomas B. Healy Jr., '50 

Circulation Manager Dudley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulation Manager Oren T. Pollock, '49 

by JoiUh T. S. Horton 

10 January, 1847 will live ki Infamy. It was on that Infamoud day 
and In this infamous column that flrst appeared the i;. S. Conluslon 
Method of Wlnnlnf at Bridge. Immediately after its first appearance 
In the public print, ohoatlc conditions prevailed. Several people weie 
interviewed on the subject of its probable effect on the post-war world. 

Senator Robert A. Taft (Rep., O.) is said to have said^ "This is 
a Red plot to overthrow representative American government for 
which we fought in "28!" And Professor Prederlolc L. Schumann (Rad., 
Mass.) is said to have said, "This is undoubtedly and without any 
semblance of reasonable and unobjectionable feeling of doubt, a con- 
trivance of those who bear fascistic battle against representative 
American government which was so hopefully gained under t^e heav- 
enly years of the New Deal. He must be crazy or he wouldii'^ have 
come here!" - 

Many people have asked that the original column be reprintad 
in order that those who fortunately missed It may suffer with ine 
rest of us. I not only shall comply, but I'll even give you a new aug- 
mented version, which is even more confusing than the original! 

S. F. Bloschke, '50 
K. V. X. Delany, '50 
W. V. M. Fawcett, Jr., 
R. Fowie, '50 
J. B. Gibson, '50 
J. G. Golding, '50 

R. P. Klopmon, '49 
P. C. Graiiey, '49 
R. A. LeCount, '49 


E. V. Gouinlock, '50 
R. J. Heuer, Jr., '50 
'50 H. D. Mohring, '50 
D. T, Roach, '50 
S. Robinowitz, '50 
J, B. Shepordson, '50 


T. H. Lichtenfels, '50 
M. J. Murray, '50 
J. M. Reid; ,'49 

W. P. Stern, '50 
P. W. Stites, '49 
C. E. Utiey, '49 
H. Van Home, '50 
N. S. Wood, '50 

J. S. Prescott, '50 
B. M. Sopiro, '48 
A. R. Shay, '50 
R. B. Stallworth, '48 


Art Editor Sheldon N. Ripley, '48 

Cartoonist Bernard J. Felch, '48 

VOL. Lxr 

NOVEMBER 22, 1947 


Purple Cow 

The Cow has been praised! Not very highly, it is true. IHut 
it may mark a new trend in Record reviewing. Can you imagine 
this paper's reviewers praising student productions? This lias 
happened rarely before, and even this faint praise must be seizeu 
upon as possibly foretelling a new era of constructive journalism. 


"■ What did you have for supper Tuesday night? 

Save meat, save wheat, and save the peace, is the slogan we 
are supposedly operating imder these days. Mr. Luckman's eflfarts 
are an attempt to make effective voluntary restri^on of meat 
and wheat consumption. The effectiveness of this voluntary re- 
striction plays a large part in determining whether or not, and 
to what extent, legal controls will be necessary. 

There is a great aversion on this campus to such control, but 
it cannot be avoided if voluntary restriction does not work. And 
when ten social units serve meat on meatless Tuesday, it is obvious 
that the volunteer method has failed. 
Eat Less 

Mr. Truman's address to Congress Monday called for im- 
position of controls on basic items. Senator Taft challenged the 
Truman analysis, and has previously been quoted as saying, "eat 
less." Meatless Tuesday is a test, and he who eats meat on Tues- 
day, and yells against controls as anti-democratic on Wednesday, 
is being mightily inconsistent. 

Controls or not, the Europeans are hungry and their starva- 
tion can be staved off only by what this country sends to feed 
them. Meatless Tuesday contributes some food to Europe. Will 
next Tuesday be meatless? We'll see. 

Cum Grano Salts 

by Joslah T. S. Horton 

(Excerpts from the soon-to-appear volume How to Win at Bridge 
with the T. S. Confusion Method Written by a very dear friend of 


Do you win bridge prizes? Is your dwelling crowded with books 
telling you how to have fun with your bridge* Do folks shun you be- 
cause you cannot bid a Blackwood small slam in no-trump from a 
club convention? Don't you know any better than to lead the fourth 
high in your longest and strQngest suit? 

If your answer to these queries is, "Well yes and no" or "Take 
a long broom, T. S." the following few pearls are for you, dear reader. 
The T. S. Confusion Method of Winning at Bridge is a sure-flre sys- 
tem developed by dint of long seiges at being a snoozing dummy 
whilst my hapless partner perspired out the seven spades doubled, 
redoubled, and vulnerable bid I had gotten him into. 
Try This On Your Bridge Table 

This little illustrative game will probably explain the system 
pretty well. It is a friendly match played in the autumn of 1937 at 
what later came to be known as the Blackguard Convention. My part- 
ner was the erstwhile Madame Olivia P. Whortle. (If you don't know 
Madame Whortle, ask an upperclassman. She is a p-lady who used 
to appear in this space quite frequently — a very likeable old oat.) 
Our opponents were Mr. and Mre. Ely Culbertson. 

Many people have wondered what drove Ely Culbertson to become 
a political expert. Until the autumn of '37, he was the greatest bridge 
expert of this country. Since then, he may at least claim to be an 
expert still on political matters. But let us not hear a single peep 
about his bridge-playing. 

Being South, I dealt the mess, and the fall was extremely for- 
tunate. Look: ^ 

NORTH (Mme. Whortle) 

S: A A K 9 4 2 
H: J 10 7 
D: A K Q J 

WEST (Mr. Culbertson) 

S: 3 

H: A If 9 8 6 5 ' 

D: 6 5 3 

C: 4 3 2 

EAST <Mrs. Culbertson) 

S: 5 

H: Q 3 2 
D: 10 9 8 7 
C: A K Q J 10 

Cow - - 

nor his worst, although it is every 
bit as good as the novel of nearly 
the same name. 

"Ears and the Man," a whim- 
sical little thing by Albert Schenck 
is not particularly orginal, but 
It Is quietly funny in the Dahl 
tradition. Edwin Perrln's "Secrets 
of Successful Criticism" is clever- 
ly handled, with several very good 
spots. "Phinney's Phairway" is a 
fairly amusing commentary on 
the Chapin Hall driveway. 

Undoubtedly the Cow's most 
successful piece is Russel Bourne's 
poem, "The Hunt." The form and 
content are skillfully planned and 
combined, and Bourne makes tils 
point very effective, both emo- 
tiqnally and rationally. 
Pete Criticized 

The biggest fault with "The 
Oolden Rule,*' by Philo Wilson, is 
that the author doesn't tell 
enough about Pete, the main 
character. The first half of the 
■, ■ / story is all about Jim, whom the 
\ reader gets to know quite well. 
Pete doesn't emerge until the very 
end, when he commits the deed 
which provides the climax of the 
story. Then he becomes a slWle, 
jfood-sport-hero. Up to this time 

he has seemed rather sly. This 
hazy catharsis without motiva- 
tion detracts from the story im- 
pact. Aside from that, "The Gold- 
enRule" makes enjoyable, leisure- 
ly reading. 

"Statement of Charges," by 
Richard P. Green, Is a rather un- 
satisfactory story in Juvenile avia- 
tion Action style; the reader jinip- 
ly doesn't give a damn. The view- 
point character is a distinct heel 
who, through his own heedless- 
ness, accidentally kills someone, 
and then blames It on a number 
of other people, feeling no real 
remorse himself. In fact, there 
isn't any "feeling", any emotional 
value, in the story at all. 

Parker '51 Criticized 

The cartoon-Jokes are satisfac- 
tory, particularly those by Wln- 
throp Tuttle and the" one by 
Schmublius on page 20. A horri- 
bly macabre person named Par- 
ker '51 also did a couple of things 
which are all right, if you have 
an antediluvian sense of humor. 

The whole effect of this month's 
Cow is not as depressing as re- 
viewers would have'Ms^believe the 
past Cows have been. By relax- 
ing its literary pretensions and 
concentrating ton humor, the mag- 
azine probably has a better chance 
of being what the campus wants. 

SOUTH (T. S.) 

^' S: A Q J 10 a 7 6 


D: 4 2 

C: 9 8 7 6 5 

(The use of two extra aces Is not absolutely necessary in a suc- 
cessful use of the T. S. "Confusion Method. The stakes were so hlgn 
in this game that I felt It worthwhile. Purely optional.) 

As dealer, I opened the bidding — employing, of course, a green 
eye-shade and the T. S. Confusion Method— with a bid of three 
hearts. I deduced cleverly from my own void In that suit and the 
rather constipated expression on Culbertson 's face, that my bid had 
had the desired effect. Not knowing what to bid, since I had taken 
his suit from him (not literally of course), Old Ely passed with a i;l«h 
of desperation which was rather warming to the cockles of my con- 
niving heart. (My heart has two cockles.) 

Still making use of the T. S. Method, Mme. Olivia bid four club.s. 
This bid was an answer In Whortle's void' suit to my heart bid. It 
completely fouled Mrs. Culbertson, and— oh Joy unreflned— In a move 
of sheer confusion, she made a bid of five spades. 

That was playing right Into my eager young hand, and it was 
with trembling voice that I made my next bid— a wily pass simply 
fraught with slgnlHcance. Ely, thinking that Mrs. C. was In possession 
of— how Is It you Americans say?— a mlttful of spades, bid seven of 
them which is a grand slam in any man's language. And mine, too. 
Whortle Chortles 

Mme. Whortle gleefully doubled on the strength of her spades, 
and Mrs. Culbertson, who had begun to feel a confused confidence! 
redoubled. The remainder of the game Is history. Naturally, we com- 
pletely skunked them. 

Olivia now began a series of beautifully stuplfytag moves as my 
partner. She flrst looked furtively around and said, "I really don't 
know what to lead." to our secret code (this code book will appear 
later) this meant, "I am going to lead a heart." She did, and I trump- 
ed it. And so It wenU-we dabbled in hearte for a while, and then 
played around with clubs. When all the Culbertson's high clubs and 
hearts were gone, the game was ours! At ten cents a point. It kept 
us In pin money for several months. 

So, kiddies, next time the Bid-Em-Hi Club meete, astound your 
little friends with the newest thing in bridge technique this side 
of the Infernal regions. You Too Can Win at Bridge with the T. 8 
Confusion Method! 

Basic Bridge * 

The basic idea is to keep your opponent confused, while you 
Remain cool and calm, and collect. In all fairness, It should be made 
clear. that sometimes the whole system goes slightly amiss, evolving 
into slaughter of Innocent bystanders and kibitzers. In the event that 
both sides are making use of the T. S. Confusion Method, It Is al- 
most a necessity to include in bridge equipment several T 8 Con- 
fusion Exterminators (I get you coming and going) which untangle 
twisted mental processes and put the game on a new and equal foot- 
ing when everything seems to be going wrong for both sides. Thus 
the man equipped with both the T. S. Method and the T. 8. Exter- 
minator cannot faU to win his game or at least kill off all his op- 

"He wouldn't let me chew Dentyne Gum in the 
office so I got an outside job." 

"I walked out for the ri|hl to enjoy allfheiu< i. 
tuting Dentyne Chewing Gum I went, and I e 
been walking on cloudt ever since! Boy, wha: a 
flavor! And Dentyne helps keep my teeth whi", 

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Muirmen, Hoopsters Prepare For Winter Seasoif 

Mermen Led 
By Lambert, 

Svimming Team Faces 
S.licdule With Army, 
J)aiiuouth, Bowdoin 

by Norm Wood ' 

ach Robert Mulr was as reti- 

(, r iind yet as optimistic as ever. 

i); ,ouldn't predict a Little Three 

( nplonshlp; he didn't say any- 

I ■ about the New Englands. 

were both "too far away." 

ii, it Is no secret that the WU- 

; Swimming team should be 

V as good, If not as good, an 

, ijation as It was last year, 

1 , It won both Its fourth con- 

, ive Little Three title and New 

-1 ! ;,uid championship. 

Four Gone 

i.s not the same team that 

,111 last year, but it lost only 

I ;ii men from that crack team, 
1,1 1 those places, although hard 
1, nil, win be well taken care of. 
( -111 plains Archy Maclay, who 
;, , Mil the 100 and In the 400 relay, 
1,! 1 Chuck Bacon, who swam the 
■ii't were valuable men, as wci-e 
il .n Bin' Morgan and SO and 
111" yard relay man Dick Bacon. 

1 he wealth of material that 
(I , rflowed from the freshmen to 
Llii- varsity last year will partially 
lii! these gaps, and If not this 
yiar, at any rate, should wlthm 
iinciiher season do so quite capably 
Ihis year's team Is primarily a 
sophomore outfit. 

Full Season Ahead 

Bob Mulr had something to say 
on this subject. "We have only 
Mil' swimmer who is not a sopho 
niiiie, Captain Lambert. It's really 

II siiphomore team. It's a good team 
iiiii il win be weU-tried. Concern 
iiiK any team we swim against, 
if we don't beat them, they'll at 
least know they've had a meet." 

What Bob said about the team 
being well-tried Is not mere spec- 
ulation. Stepping a little out of 
lis class, the team will encoimtev 
Dartmouth and Army, besides its 
iciiiilar adversaries, Amherst, Wes- 
leyan, Bowdoin, Brown, Moss. CJ 
and Springfield. The New Eng- 

Winter Sports 

Sandy Lambert, star distance 
man, was recently elected to cap- 
tain the swimming team. 













Come in and look 

Under the 

Management of 










Varsity Basketball 
Dale Burnett, Coach 

December 10 Devens Home 

December 13 Trinity Away 

December 17 Union Away 

January g Pordham Away 

January 10 Rutgers Away 

January 14 St. Michael's Home 

January 21 Army Away 

January 23 Mlddlebury Home 

February 18 Mass. State Home 

February 21 Amherst • Home 

February 25 Wesleyan Away 

February 28 Springfield Away 

March 1 U. of "Vermont Home 

March 4 Wesleyan Home 

March 6 Amherst Away 

Squash Team 
Opens Season 

Favored Magfll Nine 
Meets Ephs Today 

lands are on the weekend follow- 
ing the Amherst meet, March 12- 

Springfield Curtaln-Ralser 
The season will open on Dec- 
ember 13, when the Springfield 
mermen come here. Springfield 
should have a good squad. They 
placed third behind wniiams and 
Bowdoin in the New Englands 
last year, and they are rumored 
lo have some good men coming 
up from last year's frosh club. 

Bob has his boys working hard 
already, and should have them in 
good shape for the Springfield 
meet. The great quantity of free- 
stylers forms a strong backbone 
for the team. "Chick" Brashears, 
"Moe" Murray, and Bill Rueckert, 
with possible assistance from 
Oeorge Coale and Fred Smith, 
will handle the 50 and 100 yard 
sprints. Captain Lambert and Bob 
Reid should be a potent one-two 
punch in the 220 and 440 dis- 
tances. Ray Baldwin is a third 
very capable 220 man. 

Excellent Relays 

I'lte 111 St ' and last eteiits of*a 
meet,' the relays, will be strong 
again this year. Murray, RuecK- 
ert, Baldwin, and Brashears make 
a speedy quartet in the 400 free- 
style relay. John Warren, a re- 
turning Williams man, may swan 
ip place of one of these men. In 
the 300-yard medley, backstroker 
Hank Wineman, breast-stroker 
Sam Gentles, and Ray Baldwin 
should give the Purple a good 
lead-off event. 

In the backstroke, Ted Lammot 
will aid Hank Wineman, and this 
two-man team wUl therefore make 
this event one of Williams' .strong- 
est. "Swede" Svenson win be Sam 
Gentles' swimming partner in the 
breaststroke. Al Hydeman moves 
up to number one in the dive, 
with either Al Hammond or Jim 
Burbank filling out the other slot. 

Freshman Basketball 

Raymond Coombs, Coach 

January 10 Rutland Jr. C. 
January 17 Wesleyan 
January 24 Albany 
February 18 Mass. State JV 
February 28 Springfield 
March 6 Amherst 

Varsity Wrestling 

J. Edwin Bullock, Coach 



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SUM Ro«d - OPP- How.c<l Johnion 

January 10 Tufts 


January 24 McGUl 


February 18 Open Date 

February 21 M.I.T. 


February 28 Wesleyan 


March 6 Amherst 


March 13 New Englands 


Freshman Wrestling 

H. L. Potter, Coach 

January 10 Kent School 
January 24 Mt. Hermon 
Febl-uary 28 Wesleyan 
March 6 Amherst 

Varsity Swimming 
Robert B. Mulr, Coach 


A well balanced, but inexper- 
ienced varsity squash team will 
swing into action against a slight- 
ly favored MaglU squad in an ex- 
hibition match here Saturday af- 

With W. E. MlkeU, the only 
letterman returning from last 
year's team, (won 5, lost 3), Coach 
ChaSee wUl have to build his 
1947-48 crew around such com- 
parative newcomers as G. Wright, 
A. R. Thomas and W. M. Riegel, 
who saw only limited action last 

Landry Leads Magill 
Magill, winner over last yeai's 
Ephmen also in a non-schedule 
match, rules favorite despite the 
loss of several capable starters. 
Leading the visitors' attack is 
Pete Landry, who won the Inter- 
collegiate Chmpionship at Dart- 
mouth in March, 1947. 

The nine starters for the Pur- 
ple win be chosen from among 
the top names on the squash lad- 
der. Mikell led this list Wednesday 
morning and was followed by 
Wright, Thomas, J. T. Dresser, 
H. M. Halstead, J. R. Pietsch, L. 
I. Lincoln, G. Kneass, A. L. Good- 
rich, W. M. Rlegel, and R.W. Don- 
nelly. X 

/ Lambert Lost 
Elliot Lambert, captain of last 
year's team, has transferred to 
Virginia, and a new leader will 
be elected before the Dartmouth 
game, which officially opens the 
season November 13 at Hanover. 
Other away matches are with 
Trinity, Wesleyan and Princeton. 
Harvard, Yale, MIT, Army and 
Amherst will all play here. 

Burnett Calls 
For Basketball 

Bob Brownell, forward, who Will 
lead the Eph quintet this winter. 

Track Squad 
Works Out 

December 13 Springfield 


January 10" Mass. State 


January 17 Brown 


January 21 Army 


January 28 Dartmouth 


February 21 Bowdoin 


February 28 Wesleyan 


March 6 Amherst 


March 13 New Englands 


Freshman Swimming 

January 17 

January 31 

February 28 Wesleyan 


March 6 Amherst 


Varsity Hockey 

A, Barr Snively, Coach 

January 10 Union 


January 14 Hamilton 


January 21 Mlddlebury 


February 18 

February 21 Harvard 


February 23 Dartmouth 


February 25 Yale 


February 28 Army 


March 1 Princeton 


Freshman Hockey 

January 10 Vermont Acad. Away 
January 17 Mt. Hermon Away 
February 18 Belmont Hills Home 
February 28 Deerfleld Home 
Varsity Fencing 

February 28 Wesleyan Away 

March 6 Amherst Home 

March 13 Little Three Amherst 

Varsity Squash 
C. C. Chaffee, Coach 

December 13 Dartmouth Awa> 

December 19 Harvard Home 

January 10 Yale Horae 

January 17 M.I.T. Home 

February 18 Trinity Away 

February 21 Army Home 

February 25 Wesleyan Away 

February 28 Princeton Away 

March 3 Amherst Home 
March 5-6-7 New Englands 


Freshman Squash 

January 10 Yale Home 

January 24 Deerfleld Home 

February 28 Wesleyan Away 
March 3 Amherst 
Varsity Winter Track 
A. Plansky, Coach 
January 24 K. of C. Boston Gar. 
January 31 Mlllrose New York 


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fi«ekman 3'4730 

Most Of Last Yeai-'s 
Crack Team Returhs 

Brownell Will Lead 
Squad In Fifteen 
Games Schedule 

Although the Winter track 
season does not offlciaUy begm 
until January 3, Coach Tony 
Plansky's board runners are al- 
ready getting into condition by 
working out on the indoor track. 

Having lost one relay race lust 
year, the mile quartet has a sound 
nucleus returning, with such vet- 
erans as Kevin Delany and Bill 
Barney, both year-round „rack- 
men. Other former Eph runners 
who will be available are John 
Weeth, John Hay and Lionel Bo- 
lin. D. Spaeth, who was a member 
of '45-46 relay may very well run 
as lead-off man. It is probable that 
either Barney or Delany will an- 
chor the quartet, but since formal 
trials have not yet been held, 
nothing can be said definitely. 

To date only two meets have 
been scheduled — the Boston K of 
C and the Mlllrose Games in New 
York City. However, the Purple 
tracksters will undoubtedly ton^ 
pete in the Boston A A, the New 
York K of C and the I-C-4A's in 

Although the board track to the 
rear of Lasell Gymnasium is m 
antiquated condition, it is ex- 
pected that the structure will be 
repaired sufficiently to permit the 
Planskymen to work out in regu- 
lar practice following Thanks- 
giving vacation. 

Captain Bob Brownen led the 
thirty varsity b&sketban candi- 
dates who reported last week to 
coach Dale Burnett on the newly 
polished gym floor. Before the 
opener of the fifteen game season 
against Devens on December 10, 
Dale Burnett will have to find 
replacements for the three start- 
ing spots vacated by the gradua- 
tion of captain Dick Hole and 
Andy Knox, the transfer of little 
Jay Quintana. 

Captain Brownen and sharp- 
shooting George Ditmar, a sopho- 
more who scored 110 points last 
season, will probably form the 
nucleus of the first WUllams bas- 
ketball team to face such classy 
outfits as Pordham and Rutgers. 
It is already apparent that this 
year's team will have more of the 
height which it so obviously lack- 
ed last year. Ex-freshman center 
Jack Wideman, Bill Kaufman, 
Chris Acker, Deerfield star Jerry 
Page, and last year's frosh cap- 
tain. Bud Cool, all top 6'3" and 
therefore should provide some 
backboard-controlling height 

Two short men have, however 
attracted much attention in early 
scrimmages. George Bush, who 
played with the Jayvees last year, 
has contributed some aggressive 
defensive play and a lot of dead- 
eye shooting. Don LeSage, a for- 
mer Drury High star, has come 
out for the first time and already 
has exhibited a fine fake and an 
equally fine setshot. Roy McWliin- 
ney's one handed shots and Frank 
Baldwin's ball handling have 
been commented on by sideline 

No doubt Jay Quintana, now 
playing first string with Wagner, 
will be sorely missed on the de- 
fense as will Dick Hole's smooth 
play-making and Andy Knox's 
pnorthodox but effective scoring 
punch. But when footballer Stu 
Duffleld and Jack Mason report 
for practice, Dale should have a 
fairly well-balanced squad. 
One Quintana Remains 

Spanish prof Ralph Quintana, 
an ex-jayvee player and o mem- 
ber of St Williams basketball fam- 
ily, will coach the Jayvee squad 



The College Restaurant 

Takes Pleasure In Announcing Its' 

New Bake Shop 

In which all pastries 
will be baked — 
and made even more 
delicious than before 

Drop In And Try Them 

The College Restaurant 




Community ChestNets$ 14,000; 
Money Still Being Received 

Hospital Gets $5000; 
Boys Club, Scouts 
Share In Proceeds 

'Bug Lab' 


After a successful campaign 
for $14,000 the WlUiamstown 
Community Chest was still re- 
ceiving pledged contributions this 
week, Mr. Nelson Domin, presi- 
dent of the Williamstown Nat- 
ional Bank and member of the 
Community Chest Committee, 
told the Record. 

The drive, sponsored by the 
Williamstown Welfare Associa- 
tion, officially lasted from Novem- 
ber 4-11. 

Mr. Brainerd Mears, retired 
Williams faculty member, headed 
the Chest Committee. He was 
assisted by Karl E. Weston '96, 
Mr. John W. Allison '23, and 
Mr. Domin. 

Of the proceeds, the North 
Adams Hospital, which serves the 
residents of Williamstown, will 
get $ 5, 0. The Williiamstown 
Boys' Club will receive $12 0. 
Local Boy and Girl Scout pro- 
grams will each be given $500. 
The remainder of the donations 
will be distributed among sevcrr> 
other local charitable organiza- 

Meatless - - - 

eat something else. Bridgeman said 
that eggs are very plentiful, any- 

No Complaining At Inn 

A typical Williams Inn menu 
on Tuesday includes chicken, livev, 
trout, turkey, salmon, oysters, 
frogs' legs, and lobster, according; 
to Mr. Treadway, manager, who 
said that he has not received 
any complaints about not serving 
meat, but that a few people nave 
insisted upon getting eggs Thurs- 
day morning. 

According to the Record tele- 
phone survey, these houses did 
not serve meat Tuesday under 
the President's voluntary ration- 
ing plan: Phi Sigma Kappa, 
St. Anthony Hall, Theta Delta 
Chi. Zeta Psi, Upsilon, and 
the Garfield Club. The seven so- 
cial units which observe eggiess 
Thursday are: Psi Upsilon, 

Saint Anthony Hall, Chi Psi, Phi 
Sigma Kappa. Delta Kappa Ep- 
silon. Phi Gamma Delta, and \,ne 
Garfield Club. 

UnuHP iif Ualalj 







l^nusr nf 

ted chairman of the Scholastic 
Committee, under the sfiConi 
amendment. Rupen explained that, 
since the president of Phi Beta 
Kappa, who was formerly named 
chairman of the committee, was 
not always a member of the VC, 
the change was thought advisable. 
Guidance Program 

According to the proposed pro- 
gram for the vocational guidance 
panel, two weeks will be set aside, 
during which councilors will speak 
in the various houses to interest- 
ed undergraduates. The topic will 
be announced daily in the Adviser. 

Bob Rupen made a report to 
the council on the Amherst fra- 
ternity system, based on inter- 
views with Amherst President 
Cole and various Amherst under- 
graduate leaders. Communal eat- 
ing, no freshmen in fraternities, 
and the elimination of all racial 
prejudice clauses in fraternity 
constitutions, were among the fea 
tuies of tlie system which was re 
ported on. 

March Ski Meet 

Since about thirty-five men are 
expected to attend the ski meet 
to be held over the March ti 
Houseparty weekend, it was de- 
cided that houses would provide 
room and board for the competi- 

It was announced that a ques- 
tionnaire sent out by a University 
of Los Angeles national frater- 
nity organization had been re- 
ceived by some The organ- 
ization is attempting to make li 
rating of national fraternities. UC 
members decided to refrain from 
answering the questionnaire in- 
dividually and to send a letter ex- 
plaining the impossibility and in- 
advisability of making .such a 
rating on the Williams campus. 

Paragraphs In News 

The annual Intercollegiate Ne«.-i- 
paper Conference will be held at 
Wesleyan University the weekend 
of February 21. The purpose of 
the corfference will be to brin;; 
together college newspaper editors 
in the New England area for the 
di.scussion of common problem.;, 
for the exchange. of information 
and the promotion of cooperation 
among the papers. 

Three men pjedged in post- 
season rushing. Ford Wright '50, 
Duncan MacDonald '50, and Paul 
Peyton '50, were initiated into 
Delta Upsilon Wednesday, Nov- 
ember 19. 

The deadline for i.s 
Thursday, November 20, The list 
will be posted Saturday, November 

will eliminate doubling up of 
biology lab classes, which, Is ne- 
cessary under present crowded 

To Include Elevator 

Preparation rooms and an elev- 
ator, which the present building 
lacks, will both fe included in the 
proposed renovation of the lab. 
"Preparation of specimens is now 
performed in the basement of the 
lab," Dr. Cole asserted, "and they 
are carried by students to labora- 
tories on the upper floors." 

Not only is this inconvenient, 
but it also involves too much 
breakage risk when specimens are 
carried up flights of hard slate 
stairs. The proposed preparation 
rooms will be adjacent to labs, 
and also will be used to store the 
specimens for a few days, during 

which time they may be needed 
in a lab. 

To Enlarge Library, Museum 

Larger library and museum Xn- 
cilltles win be available. "Our 
muJeum," said Dr. Cole, "is a 
working museum; displays change 
frequently and always bear rela- 
tion to class and laboratory sub- 
jects " The new museum will be 
located in a wide hall at the 
entrance to the building, and will 
have a great many displays, in- 
cluding an aquarium. 

In the basement, rooms are to 
be provided wnerein live animal 
specimens may be stored at care- 
fully controlled temperatures. A 
smaller and much more accurate 
constant temperature room will be 
provided, where controlled exper- 
iments, such as the breeding of 
fruit flies, may be carried on. 

Field Hockey 

Featherhead rooters tried tactics 
designed to keep their sllin lead 
Intact. Don "Quixote" 'Wood 
secretly set off a flre-cracker close 
to the Bennington goalie In the 
Jiope that the team would be 
thi-own Into confusion. Other 
spectators kept up a continuous 
beer line to the B'town goalie. 
Whitney Tallies 
In the thiid quarter the Ben- 
nington Bloomer Qirls made a 
valiant attempt to score but were 
foiled by the brilliant stickwork 
of the Featherhead goalie, Dick- 
son "Stay Loos" Whitney. Early 
in the last quarter, Thursty "Lov- 
er " Holt saved the day for the 
Chi Psi's by single-handedly man- 
euvering the ball through the 
ranks of the opposition away from 
the dreaded goal. At this point 
Dick Whitney traded his goalie 

Job for a position In the forw,,„ 
wall. This bit of strategy by Cal 
tain Joe Durrell proved lis woru, 
when^ Whitney promptly shot ui 
a" goal. Before the gals had 
chance to recover, Jeny YouiT 
man made the score 5-1 ijy jii„ 
ping In: another cleverly ixecuttj 

The girls now attemped to fm, 
their shattered forces tor -,iie flnai 
try for a score. Their elicit su^. 
ceeded, a desperate she to„„j 
Its mark, and this last i .nnlng. 
ton goal made the final ore Chl 
Psi, 5, Bennington, 2. 

According to Dean's d e re- 
cords there are 220 sons alum- 
ni on campus this fall iiiij jj 
nearly one-fifth of th( ,icsent 
student body of 1107. 


AFTER THE "Flicks" 

Stop by the RICHMOND 

GRILL for the best in food, 

drinks, and service. 


Sixty percent of the freshman 
class 1169 men out of a total of 
280 1 received preliminary warn- 
ings last week. 

Fire - 

and William Adkins '49, Dorothy 
and Timothy Tyler '48, and Norma 
and Denham Lunt '48. The six 
couples have put their furnishings 
in the baseball cage, behind the 
barracks, and will live with 
friends until the apartments are 

Radios . Novelty Maple Table Lamp 

$19.95 Special $3.25 

Maple Bridge Lamp $5.95 - with Table $7.25 

Two-cup Coffee Maker 

Qeorge M, Hopkins Co, 

Established 1888 




Telephone 1 2 1 
Wiiliomitown, Moii. 


Air - Rail - Bui - Steamship 

TEL. 399 

90 Main Street North Adam. 

"You strike it rich 
when you choose 


they're tops!" 

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fh^ aSilli 

\,,|iiiiic LXI 



Number 16 

Rjivter Favors Projector, 
l{«st Says College Cannot 
Alord $8000 Expense 

V( I Ask Trustees 
T. Include Project 
I, ;&E Fund Drive 

by Hank Baker 

uiih he expressed "Kreat 

In the procurement of 

on equipment for the 

Memorial Theatre," Presi- 

ini's P. Baxter, III, pointed 

.Any. in an interview with 

ird, that the CoUeKe could 

. immediate action on the 

!, I cause of the current op- 


..WIT to the letter written 

siudent Activities Commit- 

week urgini! the purchase 

projection and .sound 

i.-Dl in the AMT, President 

said, "There is no one 

lucrested in this problem 

; but at the present time, 

hi' Colleue is running a dc- 

iiiTP are no funds tliat can 

,iuM for this The 

.(Inure involved would a- 

' at the least, to $8000, at 

r. prices. 

Immediate Action Limited 

; ,1111 eaucr to .see the AMT 

.led with the installation of 

n eciuipmcnt. As a matter 

.■ 1 it was at my suunestion 

•lie projection booth was put 

111' plans of the theatre with 

Mppc of oeiUK able to install 

ii;ii|)er equipment at a later 

:;'■ only immediate step that 
111' taken is for me to talk 
uiili the Board of Trustees 

ii we meet In New York City 
.1' iiiKldle of January whetlier 

■ iiiild include such an item in 
I'K'M'iit BuildinK and Endo\- - 

.' Fund drive." 

Kstimates Made 
' AMT Committee has beci 
iiii on the problem for tli ■ 

- r PROJECTOR, pane 4 

I Mans Progress 
I (n* Campus 

400 Lax 

In Paying Tax 

$3100 Levy Required 
For S .A (; Groups 


0'. ( 


Four hundred members of the 
student body have not paid the 
three-dollar Undergraduate Coun- 
cil tax, according to information 
Miven the Record Saturday morn- 
inn by Mr. Albert V. Osterhout, 
Advi.sor in Undergraduate Affairs. 

The tax, which helps to support 
all non-profit-making extra-cur- 
ricular activities on the campus, 
and is of Kreatly lncrea,sed im- 
portance this year due to the rise 
in costs of oiJcration and the post- 
war expansion of campus activity, 
has been iiicrea,scd to four dollars 
for all underMi-aduates who did not 
contribute by Saturday ninht, 
November 22. 

The Siudent Activities Council 
expects to collect more than $3100 
in this tax drive to meet the need 
for increa.sed appropriations. Both 
the Glee Club and the Cap and 
Bells, both .self-sufficient in the 
past, have found it nece,s.sary to 
.seek financial aid from the SAC 
this year, as have eiuht other cam- 
pus orKanizations. 

In a statement made at ihe 
start of the drive. SAC President 
Horton H. KelloKu 48. strcs.sed the 
necessity for whole-hearted co- 
operation on the part of all un- 
dertiraduates. if the extra-curri- 
cular organizations of tht College 
are to be maintained at full 
strength, and also urged that as 
many students as possible parti- 
cipate in at least one campus ac- 

At the SAC meeting last Tues- 
day night, the propo.sed $3100 
budget for the college year of 
1947-48 was accepted without 
change. The Spring Conference, 
the Adelphic Union, and the Wil- 
lims Lecture Committee were a- 
mong those groups receiving con- 
siderable appropriations. 

CA Discussion 
Say Delegates 

Little Three, Bowdoin 
Organizations Tackle 
(Common Prohlcnis 


Christian As.sociatlSlf"*Tepi'B* 
.sentatives from Little Three col- 
leges and Bowdoin were so enthu- 
.siastic about the exchange of 
ideas at the conference here last 
weekend, which tackled the prob- 
lems of undergraduate Christian 
activity, that a similar meeting 
is planned for the spring. Problems 
were di.scussed in the light of 
the mutual experiences of the par- 
licipating colleges. 

l^ndergraduate Problems 

Two problems, in general, were 
tackled by the conferees: The pos- 
ition of Christian Associations on 
the respective campuses and the 
Christian participation of under- 
graduates at the colleges concern- 
ed. Bill Wimer, regional secretary 
of the Student Christian Move- 
ment, explained the organization 
and objectives of the SCM. which the CA. YMCA and 
YWCA groups on all the campuses 
in the country. 

Charles Schmidt '48, local CA 
president, pronounced the confer- 
ence ■' a great success for all col- 
leges concerned." A news letter, 
.summarizing the conference, will 
be published at Williams. 
Wcsleyan CA Problems 

Wesleyan has a Freshman and 
Sophomore cabinet, with two 
members elected from each social 
See CHRISTIANS, page 2 

Repairs Begin On Vets' Barracks 
All Home But Jones, Stephens'ns 

Most Apts. 
Not Seriously 

Barracks (lollege-lnsured 
Says Brown; Couples 
Individualy Covered 

Photo by Williams Photo Serv.ce 
At left, camera-shy Mitzi Ridall, taltes o quicit Ipolt at iier baHer.3d 
Ititchen for the photographer. At right, electricions chefk wiring damage 
in the kitchen of the Jones' apartment. 

Record's Star Reporter 
Gives Turkey Day Preview 

o — 

Next Record l)ec.(): 
Classes Entl T»>day! 

The next RECORD will be 
issued Saturday. December 6 
ifter the Tlianksgiving recess. 

Wed., Nov. 26— 

Classes end at noon. 
Mon.. Dec. 1 — 

Regular start. 
Tups.. Dec. ?. — 
Thompson Concert 

I Gullet String Quartet i 

^ S A Council Support Voluntary Rationings 

Or Share Consequences^ 
Says Economist Despres 

I "<al Chapter Set 
1 * By Social Units 


^ are now under way to or- 
the Williams Council of 

iional Student A.s.sociation 

pre.sentatives from the var- 
' lal uniLs. according to NSA 

'• Seth Bidwell. 

Council will maintain con- 

;h the legional headquar- 

iid with other 

NSA programs, and will 

r forums and guest speak- 

discuss student problems. 

'loped that widespread in- 

uiay be aroused, said Bid- 

'ly speakers, movies about 

ii.lernational Union of Stu- 

and discussions on NSA 

'' local committee, composed 
iiiilergraduates Interested in 
N^A '.lork, urged that all students 
'"ii'ifsled in joining the NSA and 
'"rllieiing its work it Williams 
"'"'"fl the next meeting of the 
"ntiinization. If the Williams 
founcil is given the Job of pub- 
''■'■'""B the NSA's New England 
I'-Kional news-letter, this campus 
*'ll lie the home of the news or- 
unn for the most powerful NSA 
ifii'on. they added. 

NSA activities In other colleges 
h''ve been galng momentum. 
Smith has been Investigating cur- 
nciila problems, MIT has begun 
^ ■'^tudy student governments. 
Wollesley is planning "Inter-na- 
tional weekends" to help resolve 
, problems of foreign students 
m our colleges. 

by Emile Despres 

'A.ssociate Profes.sor of Econ- 
omics Emile Despres. the writer 
of tills article, .served as Special 
Assistant to the Federal Reserve 
Board. Economic Advi.ser to the 
GfTice of Strategic Services. Ad- 
vLser to the 
State Depart- 
ment on Ger- 
man Economic 
Affair.s, and 
Economic Ad- 
viser to tne 
American Dele- 
gation at the 
Potsdam Con- 
ference, before 
coming to Wil- 
liams in 1946. Despres 

The American people have been 
eating well — much better than in 
the Nineteen Thirties. We have 
been eating more meat, milk, egrs, 
fruit and green vegetables, and 
smaller quantities of some of the 
cheaper foods. Fortunately, a con- 
siderable part of this Improve- 
ment has been In the food con- 
sumption of low-Income families 
whose diets had previously been 
Inadequate to maintain health 
and vigor. 

It is now pretty clear, however, 
that over the next year at least, 
the supply of animal feed, upon 
which depends the production of 
meat and dairy products, will be 
well below recent high levels. This 
year's corn crop was one-fourth 
below last year's, and prospects 

( for the wheat . crop planted this 
fall to be harvested next .summer 
have been tlireatencd by critical, 
near drought conditions. After 
phenomenally good weather and 
the abundant crops of the past 
few years, the United States is 
now facing a reduction in grair^ 

If European agriculture were 
fully recovered, this unfavorable 
turn in our domestic prospects 
would cause little difficulty. As 
is well known, however, this year's 
harvest in Western Europe was 
disastrously low, owing in part to 
frost and drought. Rehabilitation 
of European agriculture is proving 
to be a slow and difficult process 
and continuation of large grain 
exports from the United States is 
a crucial element in our program 
of European economic aid. 

The combination of reduced 
domestic supplies and continued 
high European requirements 
means that a smaller amount of 
grain will be fed to livestock in the 
United States. This will gradually 
result in smaller supplies of meat 
and dairy products for Ameri- 
can consumers. 

What, If anything should we 
do about It? If we do nothing and 
if general business tvnd employ- 
ment remain high, scarce foods 
will be automatically rationed 
through higher prices. Prices will 
go up until these foods are largely 
See DESPRES, page 4 

by Clark Kent 

Despite Presidential attempts 
during the past decade to reor- 
ient Thank.sgiving Day habits. 
Williamstown and the rest of the 
nation will observe the event in- 
tact on the last Thursday of Nov- 
ember — with turkey topping the 

Last montli's foul attack 'on 
poultry — Thursdays was warded 
oil by public indignation and the 
Poultry Growers of America. Har- 
ry S. Truman, in league with Mr. 
Luckman. president of Lever Bro- 
ther's soap company, urged that 
eggs and poultry not be consumed 
on Thursdays. 

Reporters Myopia Analyzed 

Nothing was said about an in- 
tended eilect upon national Gob- 
blers' Day. but this reporter's 
Woolworth hornrimmed contact 
lenses make up for his myopia 
more than some people would 

He .smcllcd B.O.. he further sus- 
pects that Harry was attempting 
some of his predecessor's card 

But PGA .sent hatchets to the 
President and Mr. Cluckman and 
wrung a few bureaucratic necKS 
so that no stops will be left un- 
pulled when the organ of diges- 
tion gets its annual banging nn 

RECORD Smells 

So witli the Aftministration's 

100 Renege 
On Ticket Debt 

Financial Loss Results 
For (^ap and Bells 

Berkshire J. C. Host 
To Boisterous Ephs 
At Get-together 

The Berkshire Hills Junior Col- 
lege of Arts and Sciences, which 
opened this fall with ninety girls 
in the converted Berkshire Inn, 
played host Saturday night to a 
more than usually uninhibited 
crowd of about 120 Williams un- 

As this was sixty more than had 
been expected, the gathering was 
overcrowded in the early part of 
the evening. The horde thinned 
out around 11:00 p.m. and the 
latter half of the dance was a de- 
cided success. 

The most striking feature of the 
college is the girls themselves. The 
international set was strongly re- 
presented ; more than one man had 

harrassed look after trying to 
operate with a scanty vocabulary 
of French or Spanish. After danc- 
ing with girls of Peruvian, Egypt- 
ian, French, and Mexican ances- 
try, one visitor almost BrBfc^down 
with relief on meeting a 'K^-ng 
See BERKSHIRE, page 2 ,, 

One-fourth of the students who 
signed up for Cap and Bells seas- 
on tickets last May have refused 
to pay for them, according to The- 
odore Lohrkc '49. business mana- 

Those refusing to pay six dol- 
lars for the seven performances, 
three regular and four experimen- 
tal, use many but chief 
among them is tliat they signed 
up long ago. liad forgotten all a- 
bout it. and now liave clianged 
heir minds. 

"I>epIorable Situation" 

Ticket sales were limited to 400. 
near capacity of the theater for 
the one-night experimental per- 
formances, to which only season 
ticket liolders are admitted. 
Lohrko said this situation is d.;- 
plorable because more could have 
been sold to students who would 
have willingly paid for them. 

As a result. Cap and Bells will 
not only take a financial loss, but 
It will also be hard to get a worfn- 
wliilc audience for the experi- 
mental productions. The first ex- 
perimental production, three .stu- 
dent-directed one-act plays, will 
be given December 5. 

Travel Bureau Huns 
Buses To >icw ^ ork 

The Williams Travel Bureau 
has anounced that will 
leave Hopkins Hall at 1 p.m. 
Wednesday for New York City. 
The buses are expected to ar- 
rive at a termintil four blocks 
from Grand Central Station be- 
fore 6 p.m. Wednesday after- 

President of the Travel Bu- 
reau. William H. Grace '48. set 
a price of $4 for the one way 
trip. He advised anyone in- 
terested in going to New York 
on the buses to contact him 
at 21 Fayerweather Hall for 

by Bob Taylor 

Workmen began Monday to re- 
pair the fire-charred barracks of 
Ann and Robert Jones '49. gutted 
I in the blaze last Thursday which 
was caused by a defective toaster. 
F'our other couples of the Lath- 
am Street veterans' barracks were 
forced to move out because of 
smoke and water damage to their 
apartments, but three have now 
returned. The fourth couple. Mar- 
cella and John Stephenson '50, 
j living room floor is water- 
i warped, will stay with Helen and 
i Giles Kelly '49 until the floor has 
j been repaired and the apartment 
I is again habitable. 
I Vets All Insured 

; The couples who suffered from 
tire flre are all individually in- 
sured. Since the only damage in 
some cases was from the smoke, a 
I thorough cleaning of the apart- 
ment and furnishings is all that 
1 will be required. 

Mitszi and Edmund Ridall '48, 
! whose kitchen adjoins that of the 
I Jones', where the flre started, have 
the only other apartment which 
was damaged by the fire itself. 
Here the heat burned through 
the wall and caused the shelved 
canned goods to burst, splattering 
their contents all over the kitchen. 
The electric wiring in the Ridall's 
apartment was also badly dam- 
aged by the heat, and will have v> 
be replaced. 

Repairs Approved 
Assistant Treasurer Earle O. 
Brown stated that the barracks, 
which are owned by the govern- 
ment, are school-insured. "Al- 
though the appraisers have not 
yet come from Hartford," said 
Mr. Brown, "tte have received per- 
mission to go ahead with the re- 
pairs. We expect, naturally, to be 
reimbur.sed by tire insurance com- 
pany for our The ap' 
pralsers arc expected- any time \ 
this week." 

The Treasurer's Office would 
not estimate the length of time 
it would take to repair the Ste- 
phenson and Ridall apartments. 
The workmen on the job. however, 
guessed "about a week." Mr. Per- 
ry A. Smedley. Grounds and 
Buildings Superintendent, said 
last Thur.sday that the work on 
the Jones apartment Would be fin- 
islicd in approximately two weeks, 
but Jones him.self placed the es- 
timate at closer to three. 

Others Temporarily Homeless 
The others, beside the Jones, 
Stephensons and Ridalls, who were 
forced out of their apartments 
by the fire, were Janet and Wil- 
liam Adkins '49, and Norma and 
Dunham Lunt '.48u The Lunts 
spent two nights in the New Fac- 
ulty House, but are back in their 
apartment now, the smoke having 
cleared. The Adkins', also "smok- 
ed out" stayed three nights at the 
Hoxsey Street residence of Dr. K. 
R. McAlpin before returning home. 
The Ridalls also stayed at the 
New Fatuity House for two nights, 
but are home again now, al- 
though extensive repairs are being 
made in their kitchen. The Ste- 
phensons. who spent two nights 
with Freshman Dean Walter F. 
Sheehan, will stay with Helen and 
Giles Kelly '49, until repairs on 
their apartment have been com- 
pleted. The Jones' are living at 
the home of President and Mrs. 

Fire Chief Thomas Welch, who, 
sufl'ered from a slight dose of 
smoke poisoning during the flre 
told the Record that he recovered 
quickly the same day, and that 
he *>as suffered no after-effects, 


^^t Milling J^imt^ 

North Adams, Massachusetts 

Wllliamstown, Massachusetts 

"Entered as second-class matter November 27, 1944, ot the post office at 
North Adams, Massachusetts, under the Act of March 3, 1 879." Printed by 
Miller, Lamb and Hunter, Inc., North Adams, Massachusetts. Published 
Wednesday and Soturday during the college year. Subscription price $5.00 
per year. Record Office, Jesup Hall,, Williamstown, Telephone 72. 


Editor-in-Chief. J. IJavid Maier, '48 

Managing Editor Charles H. Klensch„,'48 

ry Sports Editor Barrett F. Emmert, '48 

Copy Editor Robert A, Rupen, '48 

Senior Associate Editor Josiah T. S. Horton, '48 

Office Monager Ben B. Foster,ll, '48 

Make-up Editor for this issue Joseph Dorsey '49 


H. Russell Piatt '48, John H. S;hafer '48, William R. Barney '49, 

Seth M. Bidwell '49, Jerry J. Cole '49, Joseph F. Dorsey '49, 

Russell B. Frost '49, Edwin' Kuh '49, J. Edward Pawlicit '49, 

Robert S. Toylor '49. , ■ ■ . 


Business Manager, Acting Treasurer Arthur F. Dodd, '4£ 

Co-Advertising Managers ^^. Edward L. Stackhouse, '50 

;.Thomas B. Heoly Jr., '50 

Circulotion Monager Dudley M. Irwin, '50 

Assistant Circulation Monager Oren T. Pollock, '49 

Bennington Girl Blasts 
Traditional Wparty Rituals 
In Letter To College Paper 

Bennington undergraduates have long smarted under the Wil- 
liams' hegemony pver their social lite, but they have been content to 
air their grievances in th« privacy of their collegiate-colonial cottages, 
until recently, when one: outraged B'towner sent in her impressions of 
the Housepart;^ week ehd to the bi-weekly school paper. 

The following article is reprinted in its entii'ety froin the Ben- 
nington Beacon: 


Volume LXI 

November 26, 1947 

Number 16 

Financial Obligations 

N^ There are tvro stories in this issue deahng with the failure ot 
a portion of the undergraduate Ijody to meet financial obligations. 
Mr. Albert V. Osterhout reports that 400 students have not yet paid 
their SAC tax, and Theodore O. Lohrke tells us that many under- 
graduates refuse to pay for their season tickets to Cap-and Bells. 
Since the SAC has not set a definite date for payment other 
than the November 22 deadline, which merely allows for a one 
dollar reduction on the tax, we do not feel that the undergraduate 
body should be reprimanded for failure to pay. There is no doubt 
that the SAC needs the money. Therefore it is desirable that all 
students pay their tax as soon as possible. When the UC sets a defi- 
nite final date for payment, then that deadline should, without 
question, be met by all. 

In the case of the Cap and Bells season subscriptions, there 
is no excxuse for refusal of payment. It goes beyond any question 
of duty — to Cap and Bells, to the SAC, or even to the College. 
It is a case of individual responsibility for a debt freely and will- 
fully undertaken,' 

"Weekend at Williams" or 
"Next Time You'll ' Know Better" 

'Dear Joan: 

"I have just enough time to dash 
oS a note to you before my ap- 

olntment with the psychiatrist. 
He insists that the Williams week- 
end brought out some latent Jukes 
.'amily characteristics in me. 

"The weekend started off with 
a bang! After dinner, there was 
a torchlight football rally. This 
wor^ "rally" has several interest- 
it% connotations. In Williams it 
is synonomous with mass excite- 
ment, some gay blade poured ker- 
osene over my leg, lit it, and 
slurig me over his shoulder. The 
misguided enthusiast didn't real- 
ize his mistake until he tried to 
stamp his torch out and found 
it had a few conditioned reflexes. 

"After this nerve-wracking ex- 
perience, I was told that 1 was 
to go to my room and rest up for 
the formal. Room, ha! We ap- 
proached a blot on the horizon 
that looked as' if it had been sal- 
vaged from a Grade B Boris Kar- 
afl picture. 

"However, still undaunted, I 
clambered up the three flights of 
decaying stairway and looked for 
the bed. In a earner of the dimly 
lit room, I noticed a misshapen 
object. A bed? Mad. impetuous 
ool! I ventured toward it cau- 
iously and sat down. A bedspring 

olotters and picked the Williams 
men up. 

"But the highlight of Saturday 
afternoon was the late cocktail 
party at the Ah^Smelta Delta 
fraternity house. There in the very 
depths of good Massachusetts 
clay, we were ushered into a cav- 
ern dubbed the 'Rumpus Room.' 
Between the numerous stalactites, 
blue lights feebly gave witness to 
the products of the Industrial 
Revolution. The walls were lined 
intermittantly with Petty girl 
pictures and slot machines. We 
Anally managed to extricate our- 
selves from tliose who had al- 
ready succumbed in the battle 
with NH-4. It was definitely time 
tp go back to my room. 

"I must not fail to mention the 
hayride which proved to be a very 
edifying experience for me. The 
wagon itself didn't look too stable, 
but the driver wore such a re- 
assuring grin that I cast all doubts 
aside and leaped recklessly into 
that 'best reason for the invention 
of the automobile.' The driver was 
quite a friendly guy. He found 
my unbent ear and went injto a 
long discourse ^n the benefits of 
farm life atfer the mortgage Is 
paid. Did _j»6u ,kn(jw /that if you 
want your horse' to do zig zag 
plowing, a little Old Grandad in 
the feed bag is Just the thing? 
He passed on many more nuggets 
of ufseful information to me which 

with a lot of personality took an I -shall relate at some future time. 

Christians ■ 

for the whole college is held by 
the CA at which there is a guest 

Wesleyan Services 

At Wesleyan each denomination 
has established a separate organi- 
|Zation, outside the CA, equipped 
with a faculty advisor. Non-com- 
pulsory, student-led services are 
held three times a week at ten in 
the evening, drawing 20-30 stu- 
dents. These services supplement 
the required Sunday chapel, A 
pre-ministerial club exists, but not 
all its members are destined for 
the ministry. 

The presidents of each of the 
four associations represented were 
placed on a planning committee 
for the April conference. At this 
meeting will be discussed such 
questions as the Student Christ- 
ian Movement, racial Issues, fi- 
nance, leadership, and compul- 
sory chapel. A committee was also 

set up to investigate the possibil 
ities of religion and marriage 
courses in the four colleges, 
unit, which has proven influential 
in stimulating CA interest there. 
This cabinet, carrying out activi- 
ties delegated by the executive 
cabinet, has committees upon 
which non-cabinet members can 

Daily Chapel at Amherst 

Amherst, fortunate in having 
the close cooperation of the college 
president, has two college chap- 
lains for part-time advisers, A 
compulsory chapel, amounting to 
a college assembly, is held dally, 
and the Amherst association 
sponsors informal student-faculty 

Students at Bowdoin, who are 
automatic members of their asso- 
ciation, attend compulsory chapel 
on weekdays as well as Sundays. 
Every other Sunday at Bowdoin 
an informal religious discussion 
group meets. A monthly meeting 

Immediate dislike to me, 'My God, 
I'm stabbed!' I yelled, 'Ya looking 
for a hit in the head?" inquired 
an engaging voice from the oppo- 
site comer of the room. This voice 
materialized into my transient 
roommate who was an alumna of 
the 0,S.W,G. (Ossinlng School 
for Wayward Girls), So much for 
my room. 

"The formal came and went 
all too quickly, and before I knew 
it I was being rudely awakened. I 
had just enough time to make It 
to the football game. The Union 
team came out on the field look- 
ing quite formidable. Williams, 
too, came out on the field. When 
the game was over, the stauncher 
'ans ran out on the field with 

At the end of Saturday night, 
I was oblivious to everything ex- 
cept that the next day was Sun- 
day, and about that I had my 
doubts. Not for long, however. It 
was Interesting to note with what 
rellgous fervor the church bells 
began to ring at six o'clock igtm- 
day morning. 

"That just about ties it up, ex- 
cept that I have been yelling 
'Take the Marines out of Nicar- 
agua!' for the past three nights 
in my sleep, hence the interview 
with my psychiatrist. I'll be going 
up to Dartmouth next weekend 
and so I hope that 111 be straight 
ened out by that time. 


C, K," 

Letter To The Editor 

Bridge Tournament 

Prior to playing the 1948 Nation- 
al intercollegiate Bridge Tourna- 
ment, an inter-college tourna- 
ment will be held to pick the 
eight top bridge players at Wil- 
liams, Louis R. Jeffrey '50, Rich- 
ard C. Lesser '49, and John K. 
Klttredge '48, the organizers of the 
college tournament, stated that it 
would probably take place before 

The top eight will then play at 
Williams a set of eighteen prepar- 
ed hands sent and returned hv 
mail to the Intercollegiate Bridge 
Tournament Committee. These 
are scored by a recognized expert. 
The sixteen highest ranking pairs 
are then invited to a face-to-face 
final round, to be played on Friday 
evening, April 23, and Saturday 
afternoon, April 24, at Chicago. 

The 1948 national champions 
will be awarded, trophies for their 
individual possession, and the large 
Intercollegiate Bridge "TouiWa- 
ment trophy will be in the custody 
of their college for one year. 

Last year Louis Jeffrey and Kif- 
fen Rockwell '47, represented Wil- 
liams in the finals at Chicago. 
Out ot a field of '36 players they 
came in twelfth. 


Berkshire - - - 

lady from Larchmont, N. Y. 

It was evident from the begin- 
ning that the establishment was 
newly created and inexperienced 
in the field of intercollegiate social 
entertainment. Williams men com- 
ing from an environment where 
decorations must be nailed down, 
are naturally somewhat unre- 
strained in the presence of such 
volatile ornaments as balloons and 
mock-up goal posts. The touch 
football game during the inter- 
mission was perhaps unfortunate, 
as was the attempt later in the 
evening to take over the free coke 
bar and retail drinks at a profit, 
but barring these and one or two 
other Incidents, the evening was 
termed definitely worthwhile by 
those.who stayed until the end. 

The keneral comment was that 
as soorf as Berkshire Hills J. C. re- 
covers from Saturday night's bap- 
tism by fire it should be ready to 
take ite place on the list of "must" 
colleges for weekend-happy Wll- 1 
liams men. 

To the Editor of The Record: 

We wish there were some other way than this to thank all those 
in the town and College who offered to help us after the fire last 

For prtrt^enting severe losses to us all, deep appreciation goes to all 
members of the Fire Department. We are sure we are expressing the 
thanks of all the other couples in our barracks. 

(Signed) Bob and Willy Jones 

Thanksgiving - - - 

ghostly contrivances cooped up, 
the RECORD olfactory has givftn 
its most putrescent nose-hoimd 
the assignment of. suggesting 
things-to-do over the Thanks- 
giving holidays. 

Your reporter, however, doesn't 
intend to be another victim of 
Thanksgiving. He is not going to 
stick his neck out. He will tell 
only what he is going to do. 

We, to edit a pronoun, have an 
ulcer. Quite involimtarily are we, 
unable to eat anything stronger 
than halibut, to drink anything 
fierier than milk or associate with 
anything stronger than a Smith 
music major. 

Reporter Tells Plans 
We are going home for Thanks- 
giving. Thursday morning we shall 
amuse the neighborhood kiddles 
by reenacting the first Thanksgiv- I 
Ing, when frustrated Miles Stand- 
ish, his romance fouled-up, came 
eureklng out of the woods clutch- 
ing a quizzical looking turkey in 
one hand and an even more be- 
mused hatchet in the other. 

The rest of the stonr is too well 
known to bear repltftlon. But it 
I seems to have borne the preceding 
part weU enough so we ghaU con- 


Poor Standish laid the bird on 
the Plymouth Rock, and thinking 
the turkey was John Alden, pro- 
ceeded to sever the neck of the 

Priscilla Witnesses Golngs-On 
Standish's ex-sweetie, Priscilla 
Alden, was chance witness to all 
these Freudian goings-on. Con- 
cerned over Miles' apparant dis- 
like of her husband, she snatched 
the Jealous lover's lethal tool from 
him and told him to go back to the 
woods and commute with his 

Thankful, however, that her 
husband had not been cut by 
Standish, who had myopia (and 
no Woolworth hornrimmed con- 
tact lenses), Mrs. Alden prepared 
a feast of the turkey embellished 
with ftumips, mashed potatoes, 
soup, ice cream and nuts. 

This reporter will return to Wil- 
liamstown Thursday afternoon 
without a Thanksgiving hangover 
and wUl rest up from the morn- 
ing's ordeal during the foUowUig 
three days, but he and his assign- 
ment editor hope the other in- 
mates of this institution have 
something stronger than halibuti 
milk and music majors for their 

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Here's a dance nobody likes. Arthur Murray never 
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It's called the "All Day Squirm" and is per- 
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EST. 1830 


a 7^ _. Wiliiamtlown 

Sprint S.. M^^ 

"ThereV twenty cents— «nd look I A whole 
package of Dentyne Chewing Gum I" 

rk'*'.' 'V •'■* *■•'• '" ""••• D«iHyn« 
i.n*wing Gum — how could wo ovor gol noro 
tor our inon.y in k«n, lonfUtling flavor 7 
E.»n Mom .(root on Donlyno't •wall taila 
— ond .h* lUtM til. way D.ntyna halp. kaap 
our laclh whiU, loo." 

Dantyn. Cum— Mada Only by Adamt 


Squash Team 
Tops McGill 
By 7-2 Score 

Untested Ephmen Win 
Impressively 5 Season 
Ojniis With Indians 

Wiiiiiing all but two matches, 
the M)!i squash team downed a 
favoi.d McOUl University team 
by i. 7-2 score In a pre-season 
cxhii 'ion match held last Satur- 
day ,1 Lasell Gym. 

Til' Chafleemcn, with only one 
return ng letterman from last year, 
in tl.. person of W. E. MlkeU, had 
a Miiually untested team, but 
thiy novied up well In this, their 
fii/i iiatch of the year. McQlll, 
wi , feated Williams last year, 
hud ist come from Dartmouth, 
will Uiey dropped a 5-4 decision 
(0 : Indians. Thus, the 7-2 win 
1)> Ephmen would seem to In- 
(iii ;r 11 strong team for William.') 

llii,- .ir- 

MlkeU Number One 
> I :n' number one match, W. 
E ■; 11 faced Pete Landry, Na- 
tii). . Intercollegiate Champion, 
an iinber-one man on the Mc- 
Gi, am. Landry won in three 
siiii 11 games, 15-12, 18-11, 15- 
U ;ikell showed up well In the 
fir line, but faded somewhat in 
111,' ..'xt two. 

( I Be Wright, playing number 
m , : or Williams, was extended to 
fdui limes, before he downed Dale 
o( McOUl. 15-8, 15-10, 14-16, 16- 
14 111 the number three spot, A. 
R ihomas defeated Perrler of 
Miiiiii in three straight games, 
16-11 15-12, 15-13. J. T. Dresser, 
iiiinibcr four man for Williams, 
continued the sweep, also winning 
his match in three games, 15-10, 
15-12, 17-15, over McQiU's Coates. 
Ptetsch Wins 

Alter easing through the flrf>t 
ganu'. J. R. Pietsch, number five 
man tor the Ephmen, dropped the 
.second game, but then came back 
to »m the next two, taking his 
mnirh from McOiU's Hampson, 
15-4, 16-7, 15-10, 15-10. H. M. 
Halstead, playing In the sixth 
spot, also went four games, but 
came on to win his match 15-10, 
15-12. 12-15, 17-16 over Finley of 

In the seventh position, soccer- 
player a. B. Kneass swept his 
mutch with Ooodall by the most 
lop-sidcd scores pf the day, wln- 
nuu: in three games by 15-5, 15-6, 
l.'i l< In the eighth spot, another 
.101 1 cr-player, P. W. Donnelly, 
«ci ; four games before winning 
hi:, mutch, 15-7, 12-15. 15-10, 15- 
10 i.\er McOiirs Bllodeau. Wll- 
liuijis lost Its second match of the 
all' inoon when A. L. Goodrich, 
nnii.ber nine man of the Ephmen, 
wii nosed out by Derraugh of Mc- 
Ci'. 18-16, 18-17, 15-10. 
Challee Loses 
'ter the match was over, Pete 
Li !iy. McGlU's number one 
ni ;, and National Intercollegiate 
C itiplon, played a match with 
f li C. C. Chaflee, of the vic- 
1' ii.s Ephmen, and downed 
I '■'.'■ in three straight games. 

' 1 Hams opens its season ofn- 
I i y on December 13, with a 
'11 ' h at Hanover against Dart- 
in h. By comparative scores 
•1 1st McGill, the Ephmen 
si i 111 win this match. Their first 
'ii ■ same of the season will be 
111 in December 19, against the 
Cv ! , ,on of Harvard. 

Gym/s Jimmy 
Recalls Past 

Willlamstown, Mais. 






On the Bennington Road 
Jun pait Phi Oam 

Tells^pf Early Stars; 
Cites Improvements 

by Stu Bobinowlti 

Down the long, darlr corridor 
from the gym to, the squash courts 
and around the comer amid piles 
of football togs, T-shirts, unmen- 
tionables, and sundry sorts of 
athletic garb sat Jimmy MacAr- 
thur in the stock room, where he 
has held sway some five years 
now. He was putting some new, 
yellow laces in a battered pair of 
shoulder pads when he entered. 

"Oh, no! I don't want to be in- 

'Well, just a few questions. Jim- 
my. Just tell us a little about the 
town when you first worked here." 
Spring Street Changes 

"Spring Street hasn't changed 
too much. They've replaced tne 
dirt road that was there twenty 
years ago when I started working 
in the gym which had Just been 
built. Of course, there are more 
cars here now. More students, too. 
There were only 800 in those 

"How about the changes In the 

"Up until Ave years ago, when 
the stock room was started, the 
equipment was scattered all over 
the campus in boxes, trunks, 
crates, etc. No one knew where 
anything was half the time. The 
coaches, managers and trainers 
gave the stuff to the boys. Now 
the equipment is better, and 
the. . . ." 

■ "Hey, where are the wrestling 
Jerseys?" Interrupted a voice from 
amid the swelling sea of para- 
phernalia. Jimmy left us to help 
the puzzled grappler, but returned 

"Who were some of the great 
athletes you remember?" 

Many Good Athletes 

"I don't like to mention some, 
because I'll forget about others, 
who were Just as good. 1932, 
though, was about the best all- 
around year for sports that I can 
recall. We had a crack basketball 
team that year, and of course we 
had fine football teams in '35 and 
'42. '42 was the year we beat 
Princeton, and then lost to Am- 
herst in the last game of the year. 
That was our only loss. Bill 
Schmidt played on that team. He 
was a wonderful broken-field run 
ner. Dick Coleman, who is football 
line coach at Princeton now, play- 
ed on the '35 team. He was a very 
good guard. So was Ralph Renzl. 
He was small for a lineman, I 
think he played on that '42 team. 
Harvey Potter was a fine athlete. 
He made AU-Amerlcan lacrosse, 
never lost i wrestling match and 
played end on the football team. 
We had a good many good ath- 

"How does the caliber of sports 
now measure up to pre-war 

Freshmen Big 

"This freshman class. If it is as 
good as its football team, should 
bring sports up to the pre-war 
level. That freshman team was 
big. I had to order three special 
pairs of shoes. Size 13. That's 
about the biggest feet we've had 
See MACARTHUB, page 4 


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Why wait until 

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North Ad»m», Mass. 

On S«le »t 6 p.m. on all 

Willitmitown Ne«r»t«nd» 

In E v'ry Play 

'hy Barry Enunert 

Meets Billed 
For Grapplers 

Free Cut* For Athletloi '*' 

Vm agent originally Intended to fUl this space with a rather brief 
and confined attack on the cut system as regards away athletic con- 
tests. But after Interviewing several people around campus on this 
subject we are convinced that free cuts for athletics is but a small 
item— a rather minute part of a much larger problem. 

For approximately ten years the Williams policy has been to 
penalize an athlete with a "half-cut" for every class missed due to 
participation in an away game. As recently as this Pall the rule was 
modified to allow a player who had Friday divisions of his Saturday 
classes to obtain permission to attend those Friday classes without 
being charged a half -out. 

We submit that the ruling and its recent modification is unreal- 
istic and unfair. It is imreallstic because It assumes that a player, in 
order to participate in sports, only has to cut his Saturday classes in 
order to play. Forgotten are the daily practice sessions which consume 
Invaluable study time. When Hour Tests come along, afternoon prac- 
tice goes on Just the same. Nights and morning hours before the test 
are the only times left for the player to study. It Is in the week that 
the cuts used on Saturday are needed. It is stated that cuts are to be 
used only in an emergency. We maintain that an emergency exists dur- 
ing the hour or hours Immediately preceding any Hour Test. It is im- 
possible, however, to take these tuts if one is to lose cuts every time 
the team plays an away game. 

The rule Is also unfair. It presupposes that everyone takes courses 
which can be transferred to Saturday. This is of course absurd. Not 
only are there many subjects held only on Saturday, but even If these 
could be transferred to Friday one has to assume that one's own 
schedule does not conflict with the time of the Friday section. 

The rule is of course a compromise. It Is a compromise between 
two groups on the Faculty Committee. One group maintains that 
Williams should be the site of purely scholastic achievement while the 
other would combine athletics with academics. We of course feel that 
sports are an integral part of a Williams education. We believe further 
that more concessions should be made to enable, say, the football player 
to continue playing and at the same time not be penalized in his 
studies. ., 

Such a concession would be free cuts for athletic teams. When- 
ever anything is done at Williams, a quick look Is alWays given other 
members of the Little Three to see how they handle the same situa- 
tion, Amherst, of course, has unlimited cuts for all students At Wes- 
leyan all athletic teams are given free cuts. 

Admittedly free cuts for athletic teams is a small problem com- 
pared to others. But when the Faculty Committee gets the opportunity, 
as It soon will, to vote on the question we hope it will see fit to reform 
the present system so that players can compete in their studies on a 
more equal level with the non-athlets. We feel that such a move at 
this time would go a long way toward dispelling the prevalent belief 
that the Administration will do nothing to support its athletic teams. 

We are flrmly convinced that the time has come for the Adminis- 
tration to reform Its concept of the role of athletics. Now more than 
ever the college is dependent upon its Alumni for its support. In many 
cases an alumnus knows nothing about his alma mater excxept what 
he sees In the Herald Tribune sports section under "Colleges, East" 
during the football season. He gauges the success or failure of his col- 
lege according to Its football team. Furthermore, he has been fed a 
peaches-and-cream story on the number of captains acquired in the 
recent freshman class. How can he help but call for heads to fall when 
the college has a poor football season? In other words the Alumni 
consider football synonymous with Williams. And yet the Faculty 
maintains that sports are to be as little emphasized and publicized as 

We consider this Faculty sentiment excellent, but not when It en- 
tails the possibility of ruining a coach's career because it kills the stu- 
dent-athlete's Incentive to go out for a sport. Free cuts for athletics are 
not the solution for losing teams, but they would go a long way toward 
regaining undergraduate support of the Administration, 

Blakney Leads Team 
In Quest For Crown 

Capta Murphy, 
On Top Team 

The Tufts wrestling team will 
see Coach Bullock's sweat and 
strain boys go into action on De- 
cember 10 when the Ephmen be- 
gin their flve-meet season, which 
will be culminated by the New 
Englands to be held here on March 
13 and 11. Captain Chuck Blak- 
ney will lead the team in its quest 
for its second consecutive Little 
Ihree Crown. 

This year's schedule does not 
mclude NYU, Army or Springfield, 
but McGill University, the Cana- 
dian wrestling stronghold, and 
MIT, the New England champions, 
are Included in their place, to 
give the squad competition simi- 
lar to that which will be met in 
the New Englands. The team is 
just beginning to work out but at 
this point It looks as if sophomores 
Billy Kelton and John McRory 
will be nghting It out for the 121 
pound slot in the curtain-raiser, 
while Cross-coimtry captain Paul 
Cook, a New England runner-up, 
looks like a fixture In the 128 
pound slot. Hank Hall, who was 
very impressive late last season. 
Is the leading coiltender in the 
136 poimd class, while letterman 
Grant North seems to stand out 
in the 145 pound bracket. 
Middle Weights Uncertain 

155 pounder Steve Woodrich's 
transfer to Minnesota and the 
graduation of Jim Boyer, last 
year's 165 pound grappler, have 
left those two classes wide open 
and may possibly leave the Bui/ 
lock men vulnerable In those spot^. 
Captain Chuck Blakney, another 
New England runner-up, , will 
again star in the 175 pound' class 
and should compile one /of the 
most Impressive records /in Wil 
liams wrestling annals./ Big John 
Stilwell, whose victory against 
Amherst clinched the'Little Three 
title last year, is again expected 
to hold down the Unlimited slot. 

Assistant coach' Harvey Potter, 
himself an ex- Williams wrestling 
star, will prob^ly pilot the fresh 
man wrestling team, which will 
meet Mt, Harmon, Kent, and the 
Little Three opponents. Though 
practice Was not started yet, re 
ports haVe it that once again the 
class of ,'51 is loaded with material. 
Hill and Milton have contributed 
the rfiost . talent, the latter by 
sending Charley Carelton. the New 
England Interschblastic champ in 
th6 165 pound class. 

Wesleyan Selects men 
For Little "3" Squad; 
Lauds Higgins Score 

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Some of the pleasanter aspects 
of an otherwise impleasant foot- 
ball season were brought to light 
last week by the selection of an 
All-Opponent, an All - Little - 
Three Opponent Team and sm 
All-Little-Three Team. 

The selections were made by 
Wesleyan, Little Three Cham- 
pions for the past two year's, which 
chose Eph Captain, Gene Miu-phy, 
and backfleld star, Pat Higgins, 
on its All-Opponent Team. Red- 
bird Coach, Norman S. Daniels, 
also picked these two men on the 
All-Little-Three Team, which the/ 
triumphant coach select each ye^r, 

Higgins was further honored'^jy 
the Wesleyan University Argus 
which states that Pat acgoimted 
for the only score against/the Wes- 
leyan first team this year. As far 
as Williams is conceited, Pat has 
done even better t)ian that. He's 
scored all the Jiph touchdowns 
for the last two/years. 

On still another team, the AU- 
Llttle-Three^bpponents Team, the 
Wesleyan /grid aces, undefeated 
now in n/ore than two seasons, se- 
lected ,six performers from Wil- 
liams-'and Ave from Amherst. The 
honored Ephmen were Prank 
T)(idd, left end; Gene Murphy, 
^ft guard; "Froggy" Salmon, 
right guard; John Clancy, rignt 
tackle: Ed Quinlan, quarterback, 
and Pat Higgins, right halfback. 





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past year. Last year figures were 
obtained on estimates of new and 
second hand machinery. David 
Bryant, Director of the AMT and 
chairman of the committee, said 
that they had now brought these 
estimates up to date. Tentative 
plans call for a petition to be sent 
to the administration Explaining 
the details and signed by chair- 
men of the int^ested depart- 
ments. Inquiries likve also been 
made by the committeeN^ ascer- 
tain whether war surplus inject- 
or equipment is available. Prof. 
John H. Roberts, a member of the 
AMT committee, said, "The more 
student pressure that is brought 
to bear on the purchase of this 
equipment, the better the chances 
are of getting it." 

Chairmen of College depart- 
ments queried by the Record, said 
that the acquisition of mod- 
ern projector equipment would be 
very much welcomed. 

"The Astronomy Department 
would be all in favor of new pro- 
jection equipment," said Professor 
Theodore G. Mehlin. "There are 
available some marvelous films 
on sun-spots and other solar ac- 
tivity which we could utilize in our 

Departmental Uses 

Though the science departments 
have had a 16 mm projector for 
over ten years. Prof. Elbert C. 
Cole of the Biology Department, 
commented, "There arejnany fine 
films of a general nr.ture in the 
35 mm size." 

> When asKed if the Art Depart- 
ment could make use of visual 
education in its courses. Prof. 
S. Lane Faison replied, "We cer- 
tainly could. There are many fine 
films available and siuitable for 
our work." 

Professor Winthrop H. Root 
said that the German Department 
had already considered the possi- 
bilities of language films in its 
courses, but it had been held back 
in any positive action because of 
the lack of adequate equipment. 
"We would be very happy to have 
a more modern projector." said 
Professor Root, "and we will be 
glad to support any campaign for 

Speaking for the Political Sci- 
ence Department, Professor Vin- 
cent M. Barnett stated that there 
had been no specific plans formu- 
lated for the use of visual educa- 
tion, but that there were a number 
of very excellent documentary 
films that could be incorporated 
in the courses offered by the de- 
partment. He added that the mat- 
ter had never been throughly ex- 
ploited because of the inadequate 

Professor Richard A. Newhall 
of the History Department said 
that he felt that one College drive 
at a time would be enough. The 
need for a new projector is no 
more pressing now than it has 

'Football Band 
Ends Season 

Organization May Play 
At Basketball Games 


Four Men Elected 
To Adelphic Union 

After playing at the home 
games and the Wesleyan contest, 
the Football Band has decided to 
continue its activities this year by 
playing for the basketball games 
and possibly organizing a combin- 
ation military and semi-concert 
oand, according to dii'ector Sid- 
ney L. Workman F-'49. 

A great deal of shifting of musi- 
cians was necessary at the start 
of the year to organize a decent 
band. The repetoire consisted 
mainly of Williams songs' and 
marches with one notable excep- 
tion, n/mely the swing version of 
"Tiger Rag" that was inti-oduced 
at the half time intermission uf 
the Amherst game. The crowd en- 
joyed it, though surprise was reg- 
istered by some of the Alumni 
seated near the fifty yard stripe. 


oeyond the reach of low income 

This has two di.sadvantages. In 
the first place, it tends to place 
most of the burden on those peo- 
ple whose pfescnl diet contains 
the smallest "margin of safety." 
In the second place, it the rise m 
living costs is accelerated in this 
fashion, demands for wage in- 
creases will be intensified, which 
it will be both inequitable and in- 
axpedient to ignore. Higher wages 
in turn will push up the prices of 
industrial gods, and the inflat- 
ionary spiral will have another 

The alternative lo price.increas- 
es is some other form of rationing. 
My own view is that a little can 
be achieved through voluntary ra- 
tioning although I am convinced 
that it will not be enough. In mak- 
ing one's own personal decision, 
however, on whether to comply 
with the Government's program, 
it is not necessary to decide 
whether the program is adequate. 

Isn't it better, by complying, to 
;ontribute to the accomplishments 
of the program than, by failing to 
comply, to be implicated in its 
shortcomings'? In any event, the 
President's request for power to 
rcimposc compulsory rationing 
is not likely to be granted, and 
anything which can be accomplish- 
ed through voluntary measures to 
limit the demand for scarce foods 
will contribute, in some slight 
measure, to economic stability 
and welfare. 

Boston College Heights, Nov, 14 

The Boston College Building 
Fund, similar to the Williams 
Building and Endowment Fund, 
is receiving the support of many 
campus organizations, which are 
conducting special drives. The 
College of Business Administra- 
tion has sponsored a lotterj; with 
a first prize of $100, along with 
numerous lesser prizes; while the 
junior class is now selling chanc- 
es on ten pairs of tickets to the 
Holy Cross football game. Inter- 
class and sectional competitions 
are Included in the on-campus 
drive for funds. Smith College 
?can, Nov. 11 — Smith planned to 
conduct a Pln-Up Boy contest, 
closing November 17. The winner 
was to be picked Wednesday by a 
trio of judges from pictures sub- 
mitted with a ticket to the Chari- 
ty Ball as first prize. 

Connecticut College News, Nov. 
5 — The World Student fund which 
is to receive a supi of $30Bo from 
the Williams Chest Fund, in the 
beneficiary of many drives on 
American campuses this year. The 
Brown students also plan to raise 
$3000 for this fund, and the stu- 
dents of Smith hope to contrib- 
ute $7000. 

In order lo comply with Presi- 
dent Truman's plan for food con- 
servation, almost all the frater- 
nities at Wesleyan have decided 
to have no meat on Tuesdays and 
no poultry on Thur.sdays. 

The students of Bryn Mawr are 
also supporting this program by 
launching a campaign to cut down 
all needless college expenses for 
the remainder of the year. 

Conn. College News. Nov. 5— At 
Connecticut College the much-de- 
bated question of compulsory 
cliaiwr has again come up for dis- 
cussion. The general opinion of 
the Connecticut students, is. 
strange as it seems, very similir 
to that of many Williams stu- 
dents: for they also feel that 
compul.sory chapel is an infringe- 
ment upon tlie right of freedom 
of religion. 

The Adelphic Union, the col- 
lege debating society, last Wed- 
nesday night admitted Richard 
B. Bllder F-'50, Lee M. Hydeman 
'48, Harry C. McDanlel '49, and 
George C. Thomason '49. 

On December 12, four Adelphic 
members will Journey to the Uni- 
versity of Vermont at Burlington 
for a debate with 200 students 
from New England colleges. Their 
subject win be "Should Federal 
World Government be Establish- 
ed?" Richard Goodman '49, and 
Peter Gutman '49, wU represent 
Williams on the affirmative, while 
Herbert Vance F-'49, and Francis 
McConnell '50, will take the nega- 
tive point of view. 

been for the past ten years. He 
pointed out that his department 
would not be able to use films in 
connection with its courses. 


T'lann Uaiieu s 



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Esther Williams, recently in 
New Haven on a personal appear- 
ance tour with her new picture, 
was apparently much amused by 
her election to the office of Hon- 
orary Water Boy of the Yale foot- 
ball team. Her reaction to Yale 
became even more humorous 
when twenty of Yale's California 
Club marched up on the stage 
during her appearance, singing 
"California, Here I Come," and 
presented licr witli a big bunch 
of ro.scj. 

Four Connecticut College out- 
ing club members joined with rep- 
resentatives of Mt. Holyoke, Vas- 
.sar. WoUesley, and other east- 
ern girl's schools in a meeting 
of the Intercollegiate Outing Club 
A.s.sociation held at Dartmouth 
Friday. November 7. A hike up 
Mooselock Mountain, a square 
dance, and a Dartmoutli prepared 
campfire meal " were .scheduled 
for tlic week end. 


to fit yet. Most of the fellows . . ." 

At this point, members of the 
basketball and wrestling squads 
were circulating freely among the 
piles of equipment, and one lad, 
burdened down with a sweat suit, 
white athletic socks, a T-shirt, 
and knee pads came staggering 
over to where we were standing. 
Jimmy was still putting the new, 
yellow laces In the shoulder pads. 

"How about checking this stuff 
off, Jim?" 

Jimmy put the pads down on 
the table, went over to his desk 
and pulled out an equipment slip. 

"Name? How do you spell that?" 


"Now let's see what you've got 

We closed our notebook, and 
silently slipped out of the House 
of MacArthur, Ltd., Clothier for 
Williams Athletes of Distinction, 
and started back down the long, 
dark, passageway. 

Paragraphs In Mews 

Approximately 400 persons at- 
tended a Thanksgiving social 
Thursday night at the hlgli school 
gym given for the benefit o{ gj 
Patrick's Church. 'Whitney's or- 
chestra played for both lounj 
and square dancing. Pi;zes ol 
Thanksgiving turkeys were :iward- 

An Athletic Award Smoker, in 
line with the new athletic policy 
to improve the awards and pre- 
sentations method, will be held In 
the Lasell Gym, Monday, Decem- 
ber 1, at 8:00 p. m. 

Coaches Snively, Bullock, and 
Plansky wil make short speeches 
and present the varsity letter 
awards for the 1947 fall season. 

The debate with RPI ,u ti,^ 
subject: "Is National y, laiis^ 
Compatible With Democr; ,•• has 
been postponed until si letime 
after Thanksgiving. 




The Williams Octet will present 
its .second benefit concert for the 
Williams Building and Endow-' 
mcnt Program lit the Rye,.Hi!:;li 
Scliool auditorium Saturday, No- 
vember 29. For tickets at $3. or 
information, write Henry Flynt. 
Jr . Greenwicjr, Conn. 


TO WilJiams College 

Veitch, Shaw & Remsen, Inc. 

116 John Street, N.Y.C. 

Beekman 3-4730 


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empty tiottlss promptly 


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♦ The Best in Wines 

and Ijquora 

■♦ Delicious Food 

1 mile from town on 
the road to Pittsfield 


SATURDAY, Novemher 29 

DANCING 7:30 to 12:00 

Admiiiion $1.00 p'ui tax 


IjSed and new CLOTHLNG 

Tuxedos for rent 


Corntc HOLDEN und CENTER Sliccri 
■ NORTH ADAMS Ttltphonc 2398-M 


AFTER THE "Flicks" 

Stop by the RICHMOND 

GRILL for the best in food, 

drinks, and service. 


The ADLEk SO ;K 

an^ waij t^oa Lkc 
We ^umitke -fte sin 


TUB and RUB and SCRUB lem 

Guaraniaad to Fit for the 
Ufa of tho Sock 

Young people who sliiily sci tific 
facts .sliould he inleresteil in viHiT 
S(- .sinks. FiK'ts arc lliiil wc g ran 
tec iH-rfecl fit for the life of liwc 
100% \irKiti wool .socks! Or loiir 
money l)ack, cheerfully! 

Super swell for caini>iis wciii f'T 
guys- for sals. No more eraiM|)Oil 
toes— less nieniling. And 33% [""g" 
life heeause Adier SC's have N.vlon 
reinforced heel and toe. Crcum.v 
while— full sizes thru 13. .At all 
better stores. Hy the makers of Adief 
SC Chic Ril) n.vlon-W(H)l slak -ok' 

Cincinnati 14 • Oliio 

Used by ALL 


Athletic Teams 

(irain Saving 
Plan Adoption 
Urged By UC 

Vil Social Units Asked 
i,) Baclt Meatless 
()<1 Eggless Days 

I ^ rooks,Economists 
, Ivise Compliance 

operation of Eleven 
i uses Now Assured 

by Ed Kuh 

lie UC unanimously recom- 
• }(lcd last Monday that the 
lal units cooperate with Pres- 
■ i: Truman's grain conserva- 
1 program by observing Meat- 
Tuesday and Eggless Thurs- 

)i':\n Robert Brooks and four 

,■ nbers of the Economics De- 

. iment expressed their approv- 

ii[ the program following the 

s recommendation, and five 

ises Joined the ranks of the 

\ which are already supporting 

■' ' program. The local NSA chap- 

i. also stated Its strong approval 

. Die anti-waste campaign. 

Dewey Approves Move 

UC president Henry Dewey 48, 

:, scrted that "The UC expects the 

i:!:iro student body to support 

li.r program and not to evade it. 

::.;,s will not prove to be a hard- 

sn;p for anyone." 

Dean Brooks commended the 
rc for this move, stressing the 
underlying economics of the pro- 
gram He stated that unless volun- 
tiiiy restrictions on the consump- 
tion ot/rnea.1 and eggs really work, 
ihe cdmitrxjwtn be faced with two 
equally difficult alternatives. First, 
Hip restoration of cumbersome 
prifca and distribution controls, 
and s&Bond, the continued sky- 
rocketing of food prices as a rc- 
s'llt of goverhi|ient purchases to 
pply grain for Europe. 

Five Houses Cooperate 

Five of the ten houses not vol- 

.luarlly rationing themselves be- 

' re Thanksgiving, have Joined 

;;•• .six cooperating social uniis. 

See MEATLESS, page 2 


Frosh Sophs 
Fined Dollar 
For Oct Riot 

Fire Equipment, Bike 
Basis For Charges 

A one dollar per capita tax has 
been levied on every freshman and 
sophomore resident of Sage, Wil- 
liams and Lehman Hall to pay 
for the damages inflicted during 
the October 13 riot. 

Three fire hoses were used dur- 
ing the riot, as well as a number 
of extinguishers, according to Mr. 
Charles D. Makepeace, College 
treasurer. In addition to the ex- 
pense Incurred by the laying out 
and drying of the hose, it was 
necessary to clean out and relill 
the extlnguLshers, he added. 

"Minor repairs were made on 
one of the doors," Mr. Perry 
Smedley, superintendent o f 
grounds and buildinKS, ,sald when 
questioned as to the extent of, 
carpentry repair work necessary. 

An additional expense. Fresh- 
man Dean Walter P. Sheehan told 
the Record, was caused by the 
destruction of a bicycle. The own- 
er submitted a claim for thirty 
dollars, which wa.s paid by Ine 
Treasurer's Office. 

When asked the rea.son for levy- 
ing the tax on all men living in tiie 
affected dormitories. Mr. Sheehan 
aid, "Since It would have been 
Impossible to pick out all of the 
guilty men. the fairest thing seem- 
ed to us to be to divide the amount 
of damages proportionately over men " He added that it 
would be perfectly satisfactory to 
the college officials for the fresh- 
man class to get together among 
themselves to decide who was to 
pay for the damages. "All we care 
about is that the damages are 
paid for by someone." 




r. Urmy, Ken Rogers 
isrover Improvement 
' Kitchens, Lockers 

ihe general condition of kltch- 

■ and food storage areas In the 

leen social units on campus 

ch Improved over last year, un- 

lounced visits during the past 

' weeks have shown. 

he sanitation Inspection was 

ducted by Dr. Urmy and Ken- 

h Rogers of the Health Center 

' tl its function was merely in an 

:■' .isory capacity. 

Houses Given Grades 
Kach social organization has 
-len notified of its showing and 
;'s numerical position In the 
"oup. A grading wtis determined 
|"i the basis of awarding ten 
PiJints In ten dlfTerent categories 
for a perfect score of one hundred. 
. The general high kitchen stand- 
ards were shown by the fact that 
the toij score achieved by a social 
unit was ninety-five while the 
lowest was In the low eighties. 

It was suggested at a number of 
Houses that more adequate refrig- 
eration might be possible, though 
none had a serious lack of It. Other 
advice Included was the need for 
more suitable washroom condi- 
tions for food handlers and more 
up to date dining room equipment. 
At the conclusion of the in- 
spection, all food handlers were 
Blven their annual inspection for 
8«e SANITATION, pace 3 



" World Student Service ruiul 
Grenfell Mission 
Lingnaii University 
Hdvv The Cliild Federation 


Tul)erculosis .Association 
Infantile Paralvsis Foundation 
Chancer Fund 


Roy s (;luli 
Willianistown Wellare 


Student Aid 

Williams Christian Association 

Student Christian Moxeinent 

emerc;encv fund 

$ 39.50 









$8000 Goal 
Set By W C A 
For This Year 






.$ 8(XKI 

Oxford To Debate 
Here In January 

A Reasonable Demand 

World Relief To Get 
Larp;est Percentage 


Undergraduate Support 
Needed For Success 

Sperry, Cole, Stern 
Win Football Polls 

Jim Cole. Wally Stem, and 
Bill Sperry were the winners of 
the Bastien loolball pools of 
November, Sperry picked ten 
out of ten in tlie pool on the 
22nd for top honors. The other 
two guessed .seven and nine 
out of ten on the 8lh and 15th, 
Their awards will be either a 
Williams beer mug or a pic- 
ture framed free of charge at 

rryouts To Be Hebl 
rues<lav In (iriffin 

Library Gets 
More Space 

Two former RAF officers will de- 
bate the affirmative side of the 
question. Resolved that: The so- 
cial and economic arguments lor 
the nationalization of basic m- 
dustrips are overwhelming, when 
the Oxford debatin'.? team meets 
Williams on January 16 in Je.siip 

Professor George G. Connelly 
has announced that Iryouts for 
this debate will be held Tuesday. 
December 9 at 8 p. m. in Griffin 
Hall. Anyone in colleBe is eligible 
and must present a three-minute 
argument on either .side of the 

Debating Since October 

The three-man Oxford team has 
! been debatinp; with colleges and 
universities throughout the U. S. 
since October. Williams, Harvard 
and Yale are the only New Eng- 
land colleges on their schedule. 

The Honorable Anthony N. W. 
See OXFORD, page 2 

New .Vdditions Double 
Present Shelf-Room 

The Stetson Library will draw 
$220,000 from the Building and 
Endowment Fund for enlarge- 
ments which will feature^ more 
stock space, faculty offices, and an 
expanded Political Science de- 
partment. Librarian Wyllis E. 
Wright has revealed. 

The additions, third on the list 
of Fund projects, will double the 
library's present book capacity. 
'"At present, our available shelf 
space is badly overcrowded." said 
Librarian Wright. "The addition 
will give us more room to shelve 

. , ._ 1 u.,,:i1i, trt' 

our books, which we need badly to 
aid in their preservation." 
Studies Enlarged 
The new addition will follow the 
library's Georgian style extending 
thirty-six feet backwards from 
the stacks in the form of a "T." 
The central portion will contain 
stacks and study space, while the 
two forty-foot wings will provide 
faculty studies. The enlargments 
in the Poly Sci department will 
make room for tabulating and 
punch card machines to be used 
in the Roper Public Opinion se 

Although the reading room 

See LIBRARY, page 2 

Vocational Advice 
Approvec^y UC 

Vocational' guidance tallf^ will 
be given at various social units on 
Monday nights from the beginning 
of March until May as a result of 
the last Undergraduate Council 
meeting, in order to help upper 
classmen select their vocational 

Eight Speakers 

There will be about eight speak- 
ers who have had a great deal of 
experience in their own fields and 
can give the upper classmen good 

descriptions of these fields. Each 
talk will last about twenty min- 
utes, after which there will be a 
period open for question from 
the students present. 

The vocations to be covered in 
the talks will be chosen with re- 
gard to questionnaires that have 
already been fUled out by the jun- 
iors and seniors showing their vo- 
cational preferences. According to 
tfie questionnaires, the businesses 
most popular with the seniors are 
export-import, advertising, manu- 
facturing, personnel work, gradu- 
ate work, banking. Investment 
is 'fr'^klng, merchandising, Journal- 

Local, national, and world relief are demanding ten dollars from 
every undergraduate in the form of a contribution to the annual 
WCA Chest Fund Drive. For those who have read the article on the 
drive and looked at the budget appearing on this page, it is obvious 
that the aims are worthwhile and the amount asked not unreasonable. 

Of the drive's total budget of eight thousand dollars 58.7'^ goes 
to world and national relief. If the emergency fund is used in these 
fields, they then receive 65'< of the total subscribed. Most of the re- 
mainder of the fund is used to supplement the work of the Williams - 
town Community Chest, especially the Boy's Club, which is staffed 
mostly by undergraduates. Only if of the funds go directly to the 
Christian Association, (Jiespite its many charitable activities during 
the college year. 

Later this year, however, students will also be a.sked to contribute 
to the Building and Endowment Fund for the college Financially 
speaking, for the average undergraduate the combination of the two 
appeals is at least inconvenient. The tendency will probably be to 
pick between the two, and contribute to only one. But both are 
worthwhile; both are indispensable: both must be supported. 

As a contribution to the relief of the world food problem, under- 
graduates are already giving up meat on Tuesday and eggs on Thurs- 
day. Considering the truly appalling difference between the standard 
of living of any undergraduate, no matter what his financial condi- 
tion, and the .standard of living of those on the local, national and 
international levels of relief touched by this drive, the sacrifice of at 
most a half pound of meat and two eggs a week is an inconvenience 
rather than a true hardship. 

It is also an inconvenience rather than a true hardship to con- 
tribute ten dollars to the Chest Fund Drive Your social style may be 
cramped, but not your stomach. 

Guilet String Quartet Performs 
Works Of Brahms, Mozart, Debussy 
In Second Of Thompson Concerts 

Aiinouga "-';"-■ ° , 1^ publishing, teaching, and 

now adequate," continued the 11 '^ .„",„„.„_ t,iTOir*TT „ •> 



by Josiah T. S. Horton 

The .second concert of this sea- 
sons Thompson Concert Series 
was presented by the Gullet String 
Quartet on Tuesday evening in 
Chapln Hall. The group's choice 
of program was especially wel- 
come. The presentation of three 
such excellent works as Mozart's 
Quartet in C. Major (K. V. 465): 
Brahm's Quartet in B flat major. 
Opus 67? and the Debussy Quartet 
in G minor may indicate that the 
days when a group played down 
to a small-town audience are pass- 

It seemed to this reviewer that 
the program Increased in worth 
and enjoyment as each quartet 
was played. That is to say, each 
succeeding work was better then 
that which preceded it. The Mo- 
zart was very enjoyable and well- 
played, the Brahms was more en- 
joyable, and the Etebussy formed 
the highpolnt ot the evening. 
Moiart "Dissonance" 

The program V>egan with the 
Mozart quartet which has been 

given the name "Dissonance " oe- 
cause of the extremely modern 
harmonies and relationships whicli 
appear in the introduction to the 
first movement. The Guilet group 
displayed great technical ability 
in their presentation of this work 
which begins in such an un- 
orthodox manner but becomes a 
typical later Mozart quartet. 

The second part of the concert 
consisted of the Brahms quartet 
which received the same artistry. 
Most noticeable in this work — 
although the same objection might 
be made to a lesser degree of other 
sections of the concert — was some 
rather poor bowing on the part of 
Mr. Daniel Guilet, first violinist 
which resulted in an annoying 
harsh scraping. Fortunately, this 
occurred infrequently. 

The Brahms work includes a 
beautiful lyric passage for viola 
which was played excellently by 
Frank Brieff. The final movement 
contained a series of variations 
of that high technical calibre 
See OOHjET concert, .page 2 

by Edward Gouinlock 

The Williams Christian Associa- 
tion will launch its annual Cheat 
Fund Drive Monday in an attempt 
to raise $8,000 for local, national 
and world charities. 

The biggest allocation, $3,950, 
has been delegated to world /e- 
llef, $3,000 going to the World 
Student Service Fund. In the area 
of national relief, three sums of 
$250 each wll be given to the Can- 
cel Fund, the Tuberculosis Asso- 
ciation and the Infantile Paralysis 

Emergency Fund 

The remainder of the fund, in- 
cluding a $500 emergency fund, 
will be employed in local and 
campus charities. Since this drive, 
which will seek an average of $10 
from every man on campus, is the 
only charity drive of the year, the 
emergency fund has been set aside 
for appeals which arise during the 

The drive will run for a week, 
all pledges received during that 
period being due by February 1. 
Chest Fund Chairman Patrick C. 
Graney '49, has stated that he 
hopes undergraduates will contrib- 
ute on a cash basis in order to 
facilitate the mechanics of the 

Chaplain Gordon Hutchins, 
Captain AUS. will speak at the 
opening of the drive Monday eve- 
ning. Having just returned from 
three years In Europe, he will 
speak about conditions there. 
Chaplain Hutchins graduated from 
Pomfret School, Williams in 1939, 
and General Theological Semi- 
nary, New York -City. He was an 
assistant at St. John's Church. 
Williamstown, for a year before 
entering the army in 1944. 

Reliefs Carefully Chosen 

The Chest Fund Committee has 
made a careful selection of the 
charities to which tlie prospective 
sum will be allocated in an effort 
to choose only the worthiest and 
most appropriate. "Those of us 
who have recently been In Europe 
have seen first hand the desperate 
need for foreign relief," Graney 
stated, "and we have therefore al- 
located the greatest proportion of 
the fund to world relief." 

The WSSF, receiving the biggest 
single grant, if. an organization 
which, together with other groups 
in eighteen contributing countries, 
offers aid to foreign students. In 
an attempt to rehabilitate stu- 
dents throughout devastated coun- 
tries, monetary grants, scholar- 
ships, clothing, medical care, 
books,, and study materials are 
given needy students. 

Other Allocations 

The Grenfell Mission, the Ling- 
nan University, and the Save the 
Children Federation will receive 
the balance of the amount reserv- 
ed for world relief. The Grenfell 
Mission is a mission and hospital 
in Newfoundland and Laborador 
with which the Christian Associa- 
tion has long been associated. 

Lingnan, a Chinese University 
which the fund has contributed to 
since 1916, has been Impoverished 
by the war. The Save the Children 
Federation extends direct charity 
See CHEST DRIVE, page 3 


f tr« |Pin^§ J^eof^ 

Chest Drive 

Noi-th Adams, Massachusetts 

Wllllamstown, Massachusetts 

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Volume LXI 

DECEMBER 6, 1947 

Number 17 

The Big Step 

The Athletic Smoker held in Lasell Gymnasium last Monday 
night was the first concrete evidence of appreciation of the con- 
tribution of athletics at Williams. It was a big step in the proper 
direction, and the Athletic Council and the Purple Key deserve the 
highest praise for their work in the organization of what must 
become a college tradition. 

Perhaps Monday night's affair was not as elaborate as it 
might have been. And certainly the attendance (165) was nothing 
to boast about. But the meeting was put ahead two weeks at the 
last minute, and therefore there was little time for planning and 

Formerly letter-winners received no real recognition for 
spending at least two hours per day, six or seven days of the week, 
in workouts and games which often left the participant in no shape 
to concentrate on studies. Upon being informed by mail that they 
could pick up their awards at the Athletic Office, letter-winners 
then thumbed through a large stack of cheap felt letters paper- 
clipped to a terse certificate of award. After a few cleanings or 
washings the awards faded or ran over the sweater. 

At the athletic smoker, for the benefit of the 942 undergrad- 
uates not present, awards were presented personally by the 
coaches of the various fall sports. This ceremony was followed by 
President Baxter's introduction of Vic Butterfield, President of 
Wesleyan and former star quarterback for Cornell, who presented 
a most absorbing impromptu speech. The meeting was closed 
with the traditional singing of "The Mountains", which incidentally 
sounded like a funeral dirge sung by the friends of a friendless 

In addition to the actual meeting, two other improvements 
have been made. The distinction between major and minor sports 
has been abolished and the award itself has been changed to top 
quality chenille. 

Obviously these improvements in athletic awards and the 
metlr&l of their presentation do not make heroes of athletes. But 
they at least show those men who contribute a considerable amount 
of their time and energy that their eftorts do not go completely 

to young children of Europe. 
lioosl Relief 

A sum of $2,100 has been re- 
served for local relief, Including 
donations to the Wllllamstown 
Boy's Club and to local Welfare. 
The Wllllamstown Welfare amount 
affords local relief In the form of 
food, clothing, and medical care. 

$700 Is being given to college 
charities. A Student Aid fund, has 
been established for the purpose 
of meeting the emergency needs 
of individual students. This 
amount also provides for the op- 
erating expenses of the Williams 
Christian Asociation; and it in- 
cludes a donation to the Student 
Christian Movement, an organiza- 
tion which coordinates the efforts 
of the individual Christian Asso- 
ciations throughout the country. 




which Brahms delighted in at- 
taining. The group made this sec- 
tion of the work one of the most 
interesting and enjoyable. 
Debussy Best 
As a member of the audience 
said, "The Debussy Quartet was 
made to live by its performance 
by the Gullet Quartet." This was 
truly the greatest achievement of 
the evening. Both from a techni- 
cal - aspect and from sheer lyric 
beauty, this work seems almost 
unsurpassed in quartet literature. 

And it received from the Guilet 
String Quartet the great per- 
formance it deserved. 

The members of the Guilet 
String Quartet which made its 
first appearance in Wllllamstown 
— and a very successful one — are 
Daniel Gullet, first violin; Jac 
Gorodetsky, second violin; Frank 
Brieff, viola; and Luclen Kirsch, 
'cello. It is interesting to know 
that all four instruments used 
were made by the Amati family, 
a great violin-making family of 
the 16th and 17th centuries in 

Placement Bureau 


Halsted Selected 

Henry M. Halsted '48 was se- 
lected by the undergraduate 
Council to act with Mr. Wyckoff, 
Director of the Placement Bureau, 
in making the necessary arrange- 
nients with the fraternities and 
undergraduates for these talks. 
Civil Service Exams 

On December 10 two represen- 
tatives, Mr. I, M. Dow and Mr. W. 
Oncken, from the Naval Gun Fac- 
tory and the Naval Ordnance 
Laboratory of Washington, D. C. 
will come here to interview sen- 
iors with regard to taking civil 
service exams. These exams, if 
passed satisfactorily, will make the 
seniors taking them eligible to be- 
come chemists, physicists, or 
mathematicians in Naval Ord- 
nance Laboratories in Washing- 
ton, D. C, Maryland, Virginia, 
Florida, and California. 


'any' diacemlble diseases that 

might be passed on to the students 

and here also, Dr. Urmy pointed 

*-■ out; "no scandal has been found." 


brarian, "we need more room in 
the front part of the building to 
add to the Chapln Library and in 
which to display many rare vol- 
umes which the library owns, but 
is unable to shelve." 

Forty new faculty offices will be 
included in the addition, releasing 
the larger studies for seminar 
work, the librarian explained. 
200,000 Voluni'es Now Available 

When the library staff moved 
from Wwrence Hall in 1923, they 
installed 178,000 volumes in the 
nfew Stetson Library. At present, 
more than 200,000 volumes, in- 
cluding those in the Laboratory 
Libraries, are on hand for stu- 
dent use. 

Mr. Wright stated that those 
who work. ill the library spend a 
great deal of time shifting and re- 
shelving to make room for other 
editions. This task, plus that of 
weeding out the unused books, 
creates a lot of work which will 
be eliminated when the new stacks 
are available. 

Benn and Mr. David K. Harris 
compose the team which will ap- 
pear here on January 16. Benn, 
22, is the son of Viscount Stans- 

An RAF pilot during ihe war, 
he served in England, South Afri- 
ca, and in the Fleet Air Arm. He 
has been a member of the Labour 
Party since 1942 and was selected 
parliamentary candidate earlier 
this year. 

Son of Engineer 

Harris, 28, is the son of an en- 
gineer and received a High School 
education before entering Oxford 
in 1938. During the War he serv- 
ed in the Royal Artillery, the RAP, 
and in 1945 was attached to the 
Medical Corps on Psychiatrical 
.Research . 

Since then he has refounded 
an Oxford literary magazine 
:ontributed to several British 
.nagazlnes, and broadcast over the 
B. B. C. 




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bringing the total of partlclpanta 
up to eleven. Delta Upsllon plans 
to Join now that the UC has taken 
action. Alpha Delta Phi, Beta 
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Students reacted apathetically 
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days. Gerald F. O'Brien '49, voiced 
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seems stupid. No one does any- 
thing about it and nobody seems 
to care." 

Economists Back Program 

Pour members of the Economics 
Department, Professors Walter B. 
Smith, David L. Gass, Svend Laur- 
sen and Kermit Gordon endorsed 
Professor Emile Despres' article 
in the November 26 issue of the 
RECORD, advising support of vol- 
untary rationing. 

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summing up is admirably clear. 
I am pessimistic about the effec- 
tiveness of voluntary rationing, 
but more so about successful leg- 
islation of compulsory rationing, 
so we should cooperate." 
Meat Wasteful 

Dean Brooks pointed put to the 
UC and the RECORD that the 
basic problem was whether food 
should be in the form of grain or 
meat. A bushel of grain milled for 
bread produces two to five times 
more calories than the meat de- 
rived from one bushel of feed 
grain. From this it is clear that 
the United States will be better 
able to feed Europe by cutting 
down on the amount of grain 
used as fodder. 

The campus NSA backs the anti- 
waste campaign fully, NSA chair- 
man Henry M. Halsted '48, an- 
nounced. Charles Luckman prais- 
ed the nation-wide efforts of NSA 
to eliminate waste, as the savings 
people are asked to make will 
mean 100 million bushels of grain 
for the people of Europe. 

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Butterfield^ Baxter Speak 
At First Athletic Smoker 

Awards In Fall Sports 
Given By Coaches; 
Purj>Ie Key Sponsor 

The Purple Key Society spon- 
jored the first Williams Athletic 
smokci held in Lasell Oym last 
Monday night. Chief speakers for 
the (.evasion were Dr. Victor But- 
toificii President of Wesleyan, 
and Williams' President James 
Phlnn. y Baxter, in. Brief speeches 
^ere •ISO made by coaches who 
concli :ed by awarding letters to 
the iM' iiibers of their teams. 

Di uutterfield, former Cornell 
quail rback, climaxed the eve- 


(4-08S Country Big Three 

nlnB nm B'ttefenae«f football as 
play, by the small colleges. He 
spok' '"t against the "football 
n,an which Is sweeping the 
couii . stressing tl|iat players In 
coil( iliould not be "pampered" 
and It at Wesleyan two hours 
oi )}i lice each afternoon was all 
the Mdefeated Cardinals ever 
got ■ the same time he praised 
the : ii scholarship of the team. 
;■ raises Upi and Downs 

II loted that the present dls- 
criiii-y between the Williams 
anu .\esleyan football teams Is 
only . recent development, and 
thai ;:i the past the Purple dealt 
latlii : harshly with Its Connecti- 
cut rivals. He stated that "each 
don : as hla time to howl." and 
prai r.l the ups and downs of foot- 
ball rivalry as being healthy and 

president Baxter preceded But- 
teiliild, mentioning the differ- 
enic. between Little Three and 
•Bii' Time" football. He stated 
that .xrmy and Navy finance prac- 
tically their entire athletic sys- 
tems, including intramural sports 
and most coaches' salaries, out of 
the profits from football alone. 
He .said that In contrast Williams 
Cannot even support its football 
team on proceeds from that sport 
and must have a special athletic 
tax for that purpose. 

WUIlams "Poorer" 

Ho went on to say that although 
Williams wu "poorer" than the 
'other members of the Little Three, 
it nevertheless supported more 
teams than either Amherst or 
Wesleyan. He stressed the fact 
that despite this, Williams spends 
about eight thousand dollars more 
per year on athletics than does 

He stated that past records indi- 
cate the success of the Williams 
system, noting that In football we 
held substantial won-lost edges 
over all of our present football 

Wheeler MC 

l>:mny Wheeler, Purple Key 
Pre I dent, acted as MC. He ex- 

plained- that the innovation of a 
smoker was the result of action 
taken by the Athletic Council last 
year, and stated that one was 
planned to conclude each season 
of sports In the future. He told 
the crowd of about 160 students 
that the Improved athletic awards 
were also the result of measures 
taken last year by the Council. 

Coach Tony Plansky spoke 
briefly for the cross country team. 
Captain Herb Chlsholm, only 
senior on the squad, received his 
letter first, followed by Paul Cook, 
next year's captain elect. Plansljy 
then awarded the rest of the var- 
sity letters, after which the year- 
ling harrier were called to out 
their numerals. 

Bullock For Soccer 
Coach Bullock then spoke for the 
varsity and Jayvee soccer teams. 
He announced that although the 
team was at one time only one 
goal away from the Little Three 
Championship, he had decided at 
the last minute to save the collese 
the expense of buying Little 
Three medals. He awarded the 
letters to the varsity following 
which the Jayvees received their 

Coach Clarence Chaffee compli- 
mented his freshmen hooters, and 
Coach Harv Potter followed Chaf- 
fee stressing the cooperation and 
teamwork necessary for the frosh 
footballers' undefeated and un- 
tied season. 

Applause For Snively 
Coach Whoop Snively of the 
football team drew the heaviest 
applause as he went to the micro- 
phone. He piaised the team for 
being able to "stick it throuah" 
when the "sledding was roughest. 
He stated that he had never seen 
a team at Williams which had so 
many players stay throuRh till 
the end and see the iob tlnisheii 
He then asked membeis of l!;p 
team to come up by to 
receive their letters, and it was 
worthy of note that the larjjest 
group was the sophomoie delesa- 

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Herb Chlsholm, captain, and 
letters from Coach Tony Plansky. 

Paul Cook, captain-elect, receive 

Eph Six Gets 
Bid To Play 

Skaters Td Aj>|>ear In 
RiifTalo During Xmai* 

The Williams Hockey Team nas 
been invited by its alumni asso- 
ciation in Buffalo to participate 
in the first Intercollegiate Hockey 
Series to be held in that city De- 
cember 29-Januai'y 4. Other col- 
leges invited by their respective 
alumni associations are Colgate, 
Pi'incelon, Darlmouih. and Claik- 
.son Tech. 

This seiies of matches to be 
played at Memorial Auditorium 
has been established through the 
interest of A group of college alum- 
ni in Buffalo for the followin,; 
purposes : 

1. To aid colleue teams In li- 
nancing Christmas vacation train- 
ing period for the improvem'-iil 
of the intercollegiale game. 

2. To provide hockey enthu- 
siasts and college alumni in Buf- 
falo the opportunity to see leading. 
teams and players in action. 

3. To build up the national 
recognition of Buffalo as a hockey 

Frosh Winter 
Sports Start 

Many (.landidales Out; 
Quintet Ha.s Most 

Whitney, Donnelly, Cook Are 
Chosen Next Fall's Captains 

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An enthusiastic freshman class 
has .swamped Coaches Coombs, 
Muir, and Chaffee in their at- 
tempt to fill the positions open on 
the Williams winter teams. Bas- 
ketball led with forty-one candi- 

Early scrimmages have seen 
Dewey Fagerburg contribute some 
fine one-handed shooting, while 
Dave Jackson has shown up well 
as a play-maker. Chuck Pusey 
and Bob Lar.sen both possess 
backboard - controlling height 
along with a lot of valuable ex- 

More Talent 

Pitlsfield High has sent a ti'icky 
ball handler in Al Bianchi, while 
frosh football captain Ernie Mier- 
zejewski seems to be a real play- 
maker. Jack Fraser. last year s 
high scoring Deerfleld ace. and Bill 
St. Clair will definitely be in the 
tunning for a starting berth, as 
will Fritzie Zeller, a proven speed 
merchant on both the gridiron 
and the hardwod floor. 

Headed by John Snyder, Jim 
Porter, and Richard Lippencott. 
a twenty-two man aggregation re- 
ported to Bob Muir for the fresh- 
man swimming team. Snyder was 
the Interscholastic champion in 
the 100-yard breast-sti'oke. while 
Porter was runner-up in the same 
event, and Lippencott, a steady 
distance swimmer, will give the 
I yearlings sli-ength in the 200 and 
440-yai-d races. 

In squash. Coach Clarence Chaf- 
See FROSH, page 4 

After the college smoker Mon- 
day night the football and soccer 
le'itermen met to elect their cap- 
tains for next fall. Dick Whitney 
was selected by the gridmen; the 
bcoters chose Frank Donnelly. At 
a previous election Paul Cook was 
lamed Cross - country captain 

"A Winning Team' 

Whitney, a Chi Psi from Glen- 
Jale, Ohio, graduated from Wal- 
'...t liills High School in Clncin- 
la.i. Dji-ing his two years theve 
.le played back on the football 
.earn, winning an All-State Hon- 
orable Mention, and guard on the 
basketball team. As a senioii Dick 
captained both these sports. After 
one term at Williams in the spring 
of '45. he joined the Navy. Fif- 
teen months later he was dis- 
charged with the rate of Radio 
operator l,c. Dick re-entered 
.vUliams last fall, played back on 
.he football team and center mid- 
"eld in his first year at lacrosse. 
-ic is in the WCA. and this, sum- 
rer was president of the sopho- 
nore class, which position placed 
him on the Honor System and 
Discipline Committees. 

His Ideas on the 1948 football 
team are optimistic. "In the light 
of this year's team, we're hoping 
to overcome all the obstacles and 

come up with a winning team 
next year." 

"Both Next FaU" 

Frank Donnelly, a Kap from • 
Princeton, N. J. played inside 
right for the soccer team this fall. 
He is conceded to be one of the 
steadiest men in the line. Gradu- 
ating from Deerfleld In '44, Frank 
put in time in the Air Corps as a 
cadet. After his discharge he en- 
tered Williams in the Spring of 
'46. This winter he is on the Var- 
sity Squash team. Asked how the 
Bullockmen would do next fall, 
he said, "Having beaten Amherst 
last year and Wesleyan this year, 
we'll be out to take them both 
next fall." 

Harrier captain Paul C. Cook, 
from Edgewood, R. I. graduated 
from Moses Brown School. While 
there he ran '' cross-country and 
the two-mile in Spring track. He 
was on the swimming team but 
after a back injury Paul turned 
to wrestling and now rounds out 
the Eph squad in the 128-Ib. cate- 
gory. Last year he was Jhe runner- 
up in the New England Intercol- 
leglates. Before coming to Wil- 
liams in the Spring of '46, Paul 
served an eighteen month stretch 
in the Marines. He and the rest of 
the Plansky aggregation have 
high jhopes of pulling down the 
Little Three Championship again 
next year. 

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"Darling, we'll take ihe whole box along on 
our honeymoon. I can't wait to enjoy thai 
refreshing, long-lasting flavor of Dentyne 
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helps keep teeth white, too." 

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Critic Praises 
Glee Club 

Well-Balanced Tone, 
Training Lauded 

In a review in the Providence 
Journal, Ruth Tripp lauded the 
Williains Glee Club's "unusually 
well-balanced volume of tone" In 
its opening concert at Pembroke 
College November 22. 

Miss Tripp stated, "Clear dic- 
tion and neatly finished phrases 
were evidence of good training. 
Mr. Barrow has a decisive beat, 
and the young singers responded 
well to his direction." The entire 
performance was very well receiv- 
ed, and was the "kind of singing 
which one remembers for days. ' 
Good Entrance 

"The entrances cf the men's 
voices in the 'Confutatis' was one 
of the high spots. The dramatic 
effect of the 'Dies Irac' was 
heightened by the speed witli 
which it was sung." 

"The program closed with 
'Chorus of Homage' by Brahms 
and it provided a spirited endin? 
to the fine concert which was well 
supported by the artistic accom- 
paniments of the three pianists." 

Paintings, Bronzes, 
Textiles On Display 

Lawrence Exhibition 
Will Start Monday 

Two exhibitions of early Italian 
paintings and Egyptian bronzes 
and Coptic Textilesv began Mon- 
day at the Lawrence Art Museum 
and will remain on view until 
December 21. 

Professor Karl 'Weston, Director 
of the Lawrence Art Museum, 
said that the paintings of the 
Florentine and Sienese schools of 
Che fourteenth and fifteenth cen- 
turies reflect the influence of the 
great masters of the'schools. 

In another gallery are shown 
rare examples of Coptic Textiles 
of the fourth and sixth centuries 
and forty bronze statuettes from 
ancient Egypt. These objects are 
from the extensive collections of 
Mr. Horace Meyer of Williams- 

The collection of paintings is 
supplemented by three panels 
from the museum's paintings, and 
a Saint Catherine in the manner 
of. Sinione l!^artini lent by Pro- 
fessor Asa H. Morton. "A Madon- 
na Adoring the Child " by Jacopo 
del Sellaio, a pupil of Fra Lippo 
Lippi, has been lent by Mr. 'Wes- 

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center and to increase interest In 
the game among young players. 

4. To provide from the sijr- 
plus, if one Is earned, funds for 
scholarships available to coUetre 
students from Buffalo. 

If these matches are successful, 
it is planned to continue them 
annually with the hope of creating 
a hockey event of national repu- 
tation for Bufialo. 

The Purple's flrst contest is 
scheduled for Monday, December 
29 against the strong Dartmouth 
Six. Then on Ne.v Year's Eve 
'Williams will meet the Princeton 
Tigers in the second half of a 
doubleheader. Finally on Sunday 
afternoon, January 4, the Red 
Raiders of Colgate will oppose the 
Ephs. All of these matches will 
be parts of doubleheaders. 


fee faces the same problem that 
Muir Is tackling in swimming. 
There are thlrty-flve freshmen 
out for the team, but only a few 
experienced men. Chaflee does 
have a star in Rich Allen, number 
two-man at Middlesex, and num- 
ber three on the varsity ladder 
'here at Williams. He also has Bill 
Windle and Bud Ti-eman, both of 
Deerfleld, and Oeorge Muller, who 
played at Tabor. However, the rest 
of his team will be made up of 
men with very brief backgrounds 
In the game. 


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Roosevelt Says UN Force 
Needed To Put Down Arabs 

>lui-Ea8t Expert Notes 
PI iW8 In Palestine Plan 


he Unfted Nations will need to 
upng force next spring to put 
i serious Arab resistance to 
(■cent Palestine partition, 
,,it Roosevelt said last Thws- 
>l a Lecture Committee talk 
sup Hall. He added It Is dlf- 
to see where they will get 

former army and State De- 
;i]ent officer In the Near-East, 
lelt said that the U.S. press- 
hard for partition that It Is 
regarded as the power main- 
ponsible for It. He mentioned 
ihe Arab states Ijlame the U. 
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ilu so If partition causes the 
ished and chaos he expects. 
• .isfd Anti-Semitism Expected 
le creation of a separate Jew^ 
political state will result in 
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the world, but particularly In 
1 and Moslem countries. Roos- 
i.\.,i continued. He stated that 
two reasons make him fear this 
iiKicase even in the U.S.: 

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.s|ii Mk on behalf of all Jews. They 
also claim that the Jews are a 
iKimeless people and that they all 
h:ne rights In Palestine. You can- 
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American Jews on behalf of the 
lieu Jewish state may create 
dixibis in many people's minds 
as to the first loyalty of Ameri- 
can Jews. 

L'l The Interests of the US. 
and the new state will be in con- 
flict and the support we have giv- 
en this new state will soon create 
obvious damage to our Interests 
111 an important part of the world. 
lliis will be blamed upon the 


Williams NSA 
Elects Officers 
For This Year 

Kermit Roosevelt 

woe Plans 
11th Carnival 

tVaturc'H Will Follow 
Prc-^'ar Prof;raiii 

< oiiimission Established 
I <>r Information On 
European Situation 

When the 11th annual Winter 
Carnival begins on Friday, March 
5. it will be the first Outing Club 
Carnival to be hold since "a in- 
expen.sive. patriotic" weclcend was 
spon.sorcd in January, 1942. A 
big dance had been planned in 
'42. but Pearl Harbor necessitated 
its cancellation. 

Plans have not yet been com- 
pleted for the 1918 Carnival, but 
it is expected to be simitar to those 
held before the It will not 
take the place of the regular 
spring houseparty. 

1940 Carnival Reported 

The entertainment at the 1940 
Carnival, a typical affair, featured 
a ix-rpetual ski meet, two dances, 
and a torch-light .ski exhibition 
on Sheep Hill. 

Only four of every ten girls 
brought skis with them to Wil- 
liamstown. a RECORD surv,?y 
.showed. In fact, .some .students 
even went so far as to warn their 
dates not to bring them. 
Hope Expressed for Indoor Sports 

"Not that she can't ski, but I 
hope she'll like indoor sports bet- 
ter. " commented one .senior, ev- 
idently an old hand at Williams 
Winter Carnivals. The less ex- 

Warnings Rise 
10% Over '46 

Half Of Student Body 
Listed At Mid-Term 

50.5'i of the college received 
warnings last week— a 10% in- 
crease over the figure last fall. 
The only explanation advanced to 
date is that the psychological 
stimulus that gave rise to abnor- 
mally high schfllastic standards at 
Williams in the post-war period 
nas worn off. 

The increase was a general one 
and hot confined to any particu- 
lar class or classes. Although the 
present freshman class showed a 
12'/ increase over last fall's new- 
comers, their 59'( is still slightly 
less than the pre-war norm. This 
was expected, as they are the 
cream of the crop of college fresh- 
men, and because of the contin- 
Jlty of their education. 

War- time Standards Low 

In round numbers, the members 
of the sophomore and junior class- 
es who received warning^ Increas- 
ed by 12'/ and 9'/, to a*rt and 50*, 
respectively. Both tfiese figures 
are higlier than the pre-war 
standards. According to Dean 
Robert R. R. Brooks, this may oe 
explained by the number of stud- 
ents in classes who were ad- 
mitted during the war period, 
when admission standards were 
very low, and who have since re- 
turned to school. 

Senior Ratio Increases 

The ratio of 31'* for the class of 
1948 still compares favorably with 
pre-war figures. However, althoutih 
this group got lO'l less warnings 
than when it was the junior 
last fall, it is lO'i above last year's 
seniors. because seniors 
invariably get far fewer warnings 
than do juniors. Juniors also in- 
variably do better than the younT- 
?r cla,sses. 

Vet Warnings Insignificant 

Except for the freshman class, 
no breakdowns have been made 
as yet to dLstinguish vets from 
non-vets. In this class, veteran 
warnings were 5'* above the class 
percentage. However, there are so 
few vets in the group that the fig- 
ure is significant only in that it 
substantiates a general trend no- 
ticed in last year's breakdown. 

Percentages for married and 
.single students have not yet been 

■'\ a meeting of the Williams NSA 
c nunlttee, Tuesday the 2nd, the 
('Vicrs for the year were elected, 
!' 1 the immediate activities of 
i ' committee were outlined by 
1 twenty men present who re- 
; sen ted the fifteen houses and 
! ' Garfield Club. Henry M. Hal- 
s p,, 48, was elected president, 
1' 1 Outman '48, secretary, Wll- 
I'.ni Falconer '49, treasurer, and 
fell Bldwell '49, publicity mana- 

'\ Commission of Domestic and 
I" cmatlonal affairs, which will 
|J< headed by Williams Everett 
'■' i was established, and this com- 
nission will start work Immed- 
'3'cly compiling Information con- 
cerning opportunities for study 
»nd trave; In Europe. Word has 
been received by the committee 
from the Institute of Internation- 
al ISducation, of 650 openings in 
"ic English universities for the 
.•summer of 1948, and Everett said 
tliat he would contact this organ- 
'zntlon Immediately concerning 
tliese openings. 

Ship- Space Reserved 

The universities offering admis- 
sion Include the Universities of 
Oxford, London. Leeds, Birming- 
ham, and several others, tuition, 
board and room for the six weeks 
will amount to $240 - »260. 

The Cunard White Star Line Is 
reserving. 600 places for Ameri- 
can students who wUI attend Brit- 
ish summer schools. If any stud- 
ent is Interested in this oppor- 
tunity, he should contact hU 
house NBA representative, or Kv- 
See NBA, page 4 

Fine Acting, Superb Sets 
Of One-Act Plays Delight 
An Enthusiastic Audience 

by Paul R. Barstow 

One great performance and two 
very fine ones, combined with su- 
perb sets to make Friday night's 
offerings the most exciting and 
interesting sheer theater the 
Adams Memorial Theater has pro- 
vided in long months. A moderate- 
ly full house was moved and de- 
lighted by turns, and continuously 
enthusiastic. Those who reneged 
on buying season tickets may npw 
know that they sold themselves 

Portrait of u Madonna 

Tennessee Williams' "Portrait 
of a Madonna" was dominated 
by a great performance. Our ap- 
preciation of Mrs. Chaffee tends 
to be dulled by our acceptance of 
her superb talent and artist jjf^ as 
somehow in" the course of nature. 
This is deceptive, for every bit of 
her stage business is so carefully 
artful as to appear naturally per- 
fect. By sheer dramatic power, 
she dominated the originally un- 
comprending house, which laugh- 
ed at the most poignant of her 
opening lines, untU she brought 
home the full Impetus of a great 
characterization. Miss Colllns-4«fe 
genteely Insane old maid, who 
Imagines herself to be repeatedly 
raped by the man who spumed 
her, is a static character. The 

slight action of the play, proceed- 
ing to her committment, is the 
result of a confiict of attitudes 
towards her represented in the 
five other characters. 

Lasell's Fine Support 

Mrs. Chaffee had to carry the 
play almost alone, helped only by 
John Lasell, who was splendid as 
the sympathetic porter. He made 
the role a real and vital support 
to Mrs. Chaffee's performance. 
Into the bent body of the humble 
porter he poured the warm soul 
of an uncomprehending but faith- 
ful servitor, with restrained mas- 
tery. Mrs. Chaffee could rely on 
this second agency for the aud- 
ience's comprehension of the com- 
plex character of Miss Collins. 

Joel Carr was inadequate and 
thoroughly strained in his vul- 
garity as the elevator boy, while 
the other < characters, although 
well-sketched by the author's 
lines, were either non- existent or 
ruinously bad, as played by Susan 
Oeler, Andrew Helneman, and 
John Day. Jhe curtain would have 
come, dO^n on a fine production 
•♦•It had preceded their entrance. 
Direction Praised 

Russell Bourne's direction was 
skillful, with every touch deft and 
right, up to the time when the 
See ONE-ACTERS, page 2 

Vassar iPrexy 
Says Teaca 
Marriage Here^ 

Sarah Gibson Blandlng, Vassar 
College president, says that a 
course in marriage and home 
management should be taught in 
men's colleges — for example, Wil- 
liams, Harvard, Yale, and Prince- 
ton— In a December Women's 
Home Companion article entitled 
"If I Were President of a Men's 

Miss Blandlng states that it 
just as important to teach ji^'.ie 
fundamentals of Jnome econp'mics, 
budgeting, marriage, apra child 
psychology to student"; at men's 
colleges as to tho?^ ' at Vassar, 
Smith, and Bryn Jifawr. She does 
not rafention, hoVl^ver, that Vassar 
offers no such course. 

To Meet Modern Problems 

The article points out that the 
home is "the foundation unit up- 
on which all civilization and hu- 
man progress must be biUlt," and 

Amherst Accepts "Challenge' 
Introduces New Curriculum 

Cash, Tours, Jobs 
Offered Writers 

— V.C. Miscellany News 
Sarah Gibson Blanding 

that the ultimate object of Amer- 
ican educators "must be to pro- 
duce men and women capable of 
xceting all the complex problems 
of modern life with confidence 
and wisdom " 

Miss Blandlng .says she would 
offer a "capsule course" which 
would encompass "not only sex, 
but economics, hou.sehold budget- 
ing of both time and money, per- 
sonality problems, child psychol- 
ogy, and the duti.^s of citizenship." 
This program would be designed to 
turn out "well-adjusted human 
beings, equipped with -sufficient 
perspective to meet adult prob- 
lems with vision, humor, and for- 
bearance, salted with the knowl- 
edge of human values and rela- 
tionships which we hope they have 
learned in college. " 

Three tJpntfipsts Open 

For Stof^^i Essays 

y'.' \ 

Pr,QC/ectlve authors may have a 
fl^'^'^ay if they send their works 
■ ,l^reative genius to the sponsors 
if three contests that have been 
announced recently. 

The most lucrative of the con- 
tests' is that sponsored by Writers 
Talent Scout, Inc. Cosmopoliton 
Magazine will pal $1500 for the 
serial rights to the winning entry 
in the short story division and an 
additional $1500 will be divided 
between the other winners. The 
creator of the best movie plot will 
receive $1000 cash plus a ten-week 
contract at $187.50 from Allied 
Artists Productions. Cash awards 
will also be made for suggestions 
for weekly radio shows and of 
motion picture titles. 

Entrants in the contest are re- 
quested to write Writers Talent 
Scouts, Inc., 1067 N. Fairfax Ave- 
nue, Hollywood, California for 
further information before sending 
any manuscripts. 

Two free summer trips to the 
Scandinavian countries are offered 
as prizes in the Swedish-Ameri- 
can Line's contest for the best es- 
says on "The Influence of Swed- 
ish Settlers on a Community or 
Region," Entries should be ad- 
dressed to Swedish-American 
Line, 636 Fifth Avenue. New York 
20, N. Y. 

Tomorrow magazine offers a 
$500 first and $250 second prize 
for the best short story. All man- 
uscripts received will be considered 
for publication and the authors 
of those accepted v.ill receive $125. 

Manuscripts labeled "College 
Contest" and not exceeding 5000 
words should be sent with a self- 
addressed, stamped envelope to 
Tomorrow magazine, 11 East 44th 
Street, New York 17, N. Y. 

Fuller details on-vthese contests 
are posted on the bulletin boaid 
in Jesup Hall. 

Few Electives 
Available To 

8^ Frosh Warnings 
Under Ne-w System 

Five Houses 
Pledge Men 

Ten men have been pledged to 
fraternities in the past two weeks 
under post-season rushing rules. 
Kappa Alpha and Phi Delta Theta 
took three apiece, Zeta Psl two, 
and Phi Sigma Kappa and Delta 
Kappa Epsilon one each. 

Pledgings announced last week 
were :-■,» freshmen David W. Fay, 
George M. Hopfenbeck, Jr., and 
Paul F. Avery, Jr., were taken by 
Kappa Alpha. Phi Delta Theta 
pledged Timothy M. Bray, '51, 
Robert G. VanGorder '50, and 
Richard G. Jones '49. 

Gerald F. O'Brien Jr. '49, and 
Robert M. Griffin '51, were pledg- 
ed by Zeta Psi. Phi Sigma Kappa 
took Harry 8. Sheehy Jr. '51, and 
Delta Kappa Epsilon pledged 
married student George C. Thom- 
ason '49. 

— ' Tt 

Special Building and Endow- 
ment Fund and Christmas is- 
sues of the Record will be pub- 
lished Monday and Thursday 
instead of the regular Saturday 
and 'Wednesday Issues. 

Outers Extend 
Skiing Run 

Klein Takes Charge 
Of Sheep Hill Work 

The Sheep Hill ski run will be 
increased to almost double its 
present length when plans of the 
Williams Outing Club to extend 
the existing ski tow across Bee 
Hill Road are completed. 

Work has already begun, under 
the supervision of Gus Klein '48, 
president of the WOC, on the pro- 
posed addition, which will make 
the Sheep Hill trail one of the 
most attractive to ski enthusiasts 
in this area. The present run is 
approximately 900 feet In length, 
and win have been Increased by 
about 'BOO feet when the work is 

Residents of the area whom 
would be affected have agreed that 
a tow to be put across the road, 
impassable in the winter months, 
pi-ovlded that it is removed as 
soon as the road is again suitable 
for traffic. 

The Outing Club last week ex- 
pressed the hope that the present 
tow, together with the new ex- 
tension, win be put in operation 
as soon as possible, in order to take 
full advantage of the first snow- 
falls, and called all Interested un- 
dergraduates to take part in the 
work now being done on the 
Sheep Hill run. 

The imprbved Sheep Hill slope 
still will be open to the public at 
E^ nominal fee, since the WOC 
is a non-proflt-malclng organi- 
zation and most of the work Is 
being done by member^ o{ the 
club. - '"' 

by Herb Mohring 

As an answer to what president 
Charles W. Cole felt to be a chal- 
lange to the liberal arts college 
"to make its distinctive contrib- 
ution," Amherst College has a- 
dopted a new curricular program 
which became effective in Septem- 
ber for this year's freshman class. 

The new program, which In- 
volves a four course schedule, 
twenty-thr^e and one-half hours 
of weekly cl^s work for the fresh- 
men and a liberal use of the "lab- 
oratory method" in courses other 
than the natural sciences, was 
adopted after several years of 
study by a faculty conunlttee. 
Four Course Schedule 

From now on, all Amherst stu- 
dents will take almost the game 
courses during their first two y^rs 
of college. A combination course 
in physics and math and one in \ 
written English and literature are 
among the four taken by each 
freshman. Another is a social 
science course which includes a 
study of history and other allied 
fields. Unless a reading know- 
ledge of a language has been 
shown, a freshman must study an 
ancient or modern language as a 
fourth course. Otherwise he may 
choose an elective similar to those 
offered Williams freshmen. 

During the sophomore year. 
Amherst rnen may choose between 
a language course at the litera- 
ture level or "fine arts-drama-mu- 
sic." In the natural sciences, the 
sophomore may elect either a com- 
bined biology-chemistry course or 
"Evolution of the Earth and Man." 
The latter is a study coverina: 
biology, anthropology, and geology ^ 
from an evolutionary standpoint. 
"American Problems" 

The third required course for 
sophomores is a study of "Ameri- 
can Problems" consisting of twelve 
questions in the field of United 
States history. The "Problems" 
range from "What Caused the 
American Revolution?" to "Was 
the New Deal a Revolution?" 

"The point is that every stu- 
dent, by the end of his sophomore 
year, will have had a chance to 
sample and actually to do some- 
thing with every major field," Dr, 
Cole said in summary. Since con- 
centration on the major field only 
begins in the junior year, work in 
this field is more Intensifled. 
Class Hours 

The typical Amherst freshman 
spends four hours in class and two 
in his math-physics lab. English 
classes take four and one-half 
hours and one hour of public 
speaking each week. Social Sci- 
ence and language take five and 
three hours in classes respectively. 
He must also go to a weekly four- 
hour language conference. 

According to the New York Her- 
ald Tribune, freshmen seem to be 
having a great deal of difficulty 
with the math-physics course. 
Amherst graduate David B. Tru- 
man, Associate Professor of Po- 
litical Science at Williams, com- 
mented "The problem Is one usu- 
ally met in survey courses. A real- 
ly new course ijjust emerge and 
not just a condensation of two old 
ones. Resistance to integration is 
likely to be greater in the area of 
natural sciences." 

Gin Rummy and Study , 

According to Dean C. Scott 
Porter, only eight percent of the- 
freshman class, twenty men, re- 
ceived failing mid-term warnings 
under the new system this year. 
Only six men received probation- 
ary warnings, less than half the 
normal expectation at this time 
of rear. 

When asked If the low warning 
8m AMHERST, page 4 





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Editor-in-Chief J, David Moier, '48 

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Volume LXI 

DECEMBER 10, 1947 

Number 18 

Important College Meeting 
To Be Held In Lasell Gym 

There will be an important college meeting in the Lasell 
Gymnasium, Monday, December 15, at 7:30 to discuss the 
college financial condition in relation to the Building and 
Endowment Fund Drive. President James P. Baxter, IH, 
College Treasurer Charles D. Makepeace, Director of Ath- 
letics Walter F. Sheehan, and Director of Health Thojnas 
V. Urmy will all be present to answer questions. No con- 
tributions will be solicited. 

Cum Grano Salts 

Now Is Your Chance 

The college meeting which will be held Monday night in the 
Gym provides an opportunity for every undergraduate to clear up 
liis questions as to the financial policy of the college and the 
budget of the Fund Drive. President Baxter will explain the situ 
ation, last year's Treasurer's Report will be "shown, as will the 
current college budget. A question period will follow in which 
any questions from the floor will be answered to the best of the 
ability of the officials present. 

There have been innumerable gripes by undergraduates 
about specific college expenditures, taxes, and financial policies. 
Any one who does not accept this opportunity to have his gripes 
explained and answered does not have the moral right to con- 
tinue them. If you think you can stump the experts, go to the 
college meeting and try. 

by Josiah T. S. Horton 

Well, I guess Professor Alfred C. Klnsey and his boys at the Uni- 
versity of Indiana have certainly stolen my Ihunderl It's impossible 
to read the serials In any magazine without running headlong Into 
a report on Klnsey's forthcoming work "Sexual Behavior In the Hu- 
man Male." Harper's Indulged Its senses this month, and so did '47. 
I hear from highly qualified sources that the Lamson girls are doing 
articles on It for Child Life and Theater Arts, respectively. 

I got a curt note from this week's one and only, who attends 
that lovable Institution of Miss Porter Somewhere-ln-Connectlcut. 
In it she said no she f^ouldn't be able to come up for the week end 
and I had a lot of nerve asking her because I was a Human Male. 
That's what I mean — Klnsey has obviously ruined all chances for 
further amicable relations between men and women (or boys and glrli; 
as the case may be). 

Horton Behind in Sex 
Now, If Klnsey has something personal against me, I'll gladly give 
him number one position with this young thing at Miss Porter's School. 
But I do wish he'd stop spreading these awful facts about 98* of the 
male population. I pride myself on being an American Male Human, 
and as far as I know, I haven't done half the things I'm supposed to 
have done at the ripe old age of nineteen. 

It's really quite disconcerting to find that while I at age twelve 
was still looking under cabbage leaves for baby brothers and <fhlngs, 
five percent of othSr little boys my age in Eton Jackets were a con- 
siderable distance ahead of me. And It's even more disconcerting to 
cogitate the possibilities of my actions while still a babe In arms and 
swaddling clothes. Why, maybe I'm an old roue without my knowledge! 
I do remember Mother's mentioning something about the rapidity 
with whic)! my nurses were replaced. Perhaps . . . Oh, no! 
WUliams' Sterility 

I'm sure that had Prof. Klnsey Investigated the sex lite on our 
campus, he would have arrived at somewhat different figures. I hear 
that a member of the English Department, upon reading the latest 
issue of the Purple Cow (pun intended) was heard to chide, "Sex In 
Itself is not Funny!" This space is far too limited to dwell upon the 
significance of the source. But such a statement from the campus 
vendors of SEX can signify nothing more than the sterility of us. 
More on this later. 







Letter To The Editor 

"Oh Proudly Raise The Monarchs. . ." 

At the end of one of the home football games this last season. 
Doc Workman, College Band Leader, was overheard asking his 
boys, "Do you guys have the music to "The Mountains'?" This 
question could validly be changed to "Do you know either the 
words or the music to 'The Mountains'?" and then asked of every 

The singing 6f the WilUams take-off-your-hat song has more 
or less gone by the board. At football games the goal posts come 
first. At college meetings if sung at all "The Mountains" is a 
meager afterthought. Mr. Barrow doesn't consider any of die 
accepted Williams songs as music, so the Glee Club has no ar- 
rangement of the piece. 

The question then comes down to whether or not the tradi- 
tion of "The Mountains" is worth keeping. We feel it is. It is the 
first Alma Mater with original music, and as such it at least has 
a unique quality, if not a real traditional value. If, as many